China's Tianwen-1 spacecraft is performing well on its cruise to Mars and is preparing for its second trajectory correction maneuver.
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China has built a testing ground for its first Mars mission, Tianwen-1, which launched to the Red Planet in July and aims to land a rover on the surface in April 2021.
China's Tianwen-1 spacecraft captured a stunning view of the Earth and moon before making its first trajectory maneuver on the long journey to Mars.
China's Chang'e 4 moon lander and rover have concluded their science tasks for a 20th lunar day on the far side of the moon.
An observatory affiliated with NASA's quest to identify potentially dangerous asteroids spotted something equally speedy but not quite as natural: a spacecraft bound for Mars.
The Tianwen-1 mission launched atop a Long March 5 rocket from Wenchang Satellite Launch Center early this morning (July 23), kicking off a seven-month cruise to Mars.
China's bid to explore Mars involves several other nations for tracking, orbital relay of data and science instrument support.
China's Mars rover will likely attempt to land at a site in northeastern Mars, according to a new paper published just days ahead of the mission's launch.
China's first fully homegrown Mars mission, Tianwen-1, rolled out to its launch pad at the Wenchang Space Launch Center in south China's Hainan Province today (July 17).
China just put three satellites into space during two launches from different space centers in three days.
Chinese scientists have published an analysis of a curious substance on the moon which generated widespread interest following its discovery by the Yutu 2 rover last year.
A tiny Chinese satellite in lunar orbit captured incredible images of a total solar eclipse over South America last year, thanks to commands from radio enthusiasts.
China successfully launched the final member in its Beidou satellite constellation Tuesday (June 23) completing a new global navigation system 30 years in the making.
A first glimpse inside the prototype of China's next-generation crew-carrying spacecraft has been provided in Beijing following a successful uncrewed test flight in May.
China's Chang'e 4 mission is back in action for its 19th lunar day of activity on the far side of the moon, with the Yutu 2 rover set to scope out a new crater.
An ocean observation satellite soared into space from China's Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the country's north Shanxi Province on Thursday (June 11).
While NASA and SpaceX were busy supporting the historic Demo-2 mission last weekend, the Chinese were making space strides of their own.