A spacecraft carrying Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo touched down safely in Inner Mongolia early this morning (Sept. 17), bringing an end to China's historic Shenzhou 12 mission.
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A Long March 7 rocket topped with the robotic Tianzhou 3 cargo spacecraft rolled out to its pad at the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, Chinese space officials announced Wednesday (Sept. 15).
China's three astronauts are set to return home on Friday after two spacewalks and setting a new national record for longest crewed spaceflight mission.
The launch of SpaceX's Inspiration4 mission last night (Sept. 15) brought the population of the final frontier to 14, one more than the previous high.
China's Shenzhou 12 astronauts have sent back stunning images taken out of small windows of the Tianhe space station module in low Earth orbit.
China launched the Gaofen 5 (02) hyperspectral Earth observation satellite on Tuesday as the country races towards carrying out 40 missions in 2021.
China's Tianwen-1 Mars mission — both the orbiter and Zhurong rover — will suspend operations for about 50 days starting in mid-September.
China's Zhurong rover has produced a remarkable new panorama of its surroundings to mark 100 days of activity on Mars as preparations continue for the rover to spend more than a month in safe mode.
China launched four new communications satellites this week in two launches from different launch sites, within hours.
China is celebrating its first successful mission to orbit and land on Mars with a new set of gold and silver commemorative coins.
China conducted its 29th orbital launch of a busy year to boost the country’s remote sensing and satellite mapping capabilities.
Chinese astronauts conducted their second spacewalk outside of the country's new space station on Friday, installing a range of equipment including a back-up air-conditioning unit.
China's Zhurong rover has completed its primary three-month-long expedition on Mars but is set to continue exploring the Red Planet.
China’s meteoric rise in space science and exploration—along with its new partnership with Russia—is spurring U.S. experts to reconsider a long-standing prohibition on bilateral collaborations
The latest failure of a Chinese commercial rocket may point to growing pains as the country opens its space sector to more private participation, according to a news report.
China's upcoming exploration mission to the lunar south pole will carry one of more than 500 experiments designed and submitted by students across the country.
Three astronauts on China's new space station have performed the country's first spacewalk and are busy configuring the module for future crews.
China's Zhurong rover has quietly clocked up 1,900 feet (585 meters) of driving on Mars and has been using its science instruments to check out nearby geologic features in Utopia Planitia.