China has revealed the first images of lunar samples from its Chang'e 5 mission following a meeting between China's president and mission representatives.
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China's Tianwen-1 spacecraft has trimmed its orbit around Mars to allow the spacecraft to analyze the chosen landing region on the Red Planet.
Looking at its achievements over the past decade, nobody would doubt China is aiming to win the new space race, this one aimed at Mars.
China's Tianwen-1 spacecraft fired its engines Monday (Feb. 15) to place it in a polar orbit around the Red Planet.
China's Chang'e 4 spacecraft are back in action for a 27th lunar day on the far side of the moon, but its the discoveries from its day that have scientists excited.
China has released epic video footage from the Tianwen-1 spacecraft as it made a close approach to Mars this week.
China's first fully homegrown Mars mission, Tianwen-1, arrived in orbit around the Red Planet today (Feb. 10).
Mars missions from China and the UAE arrive in orbit around the Red Planet this week, followed by the landing of NASA's Mars rover Perseverance next week.
China's Tianwen-1 spacecraft snapped its first image of Mars as the mission makes its final approach; the probe will enter orbit around the Red Planet in less than a week.
China carried out its fourth orbital space launch on Thursday, sending a large satellite towards geostationary orbit from the hills of Xichang in the southwest of the country.
The first private Chinese company to reach orbit met with failure Monday (Feb. 1) during its second attempt to go to space.
China is holding a 40-day public vote to help select the name for its Mars rover which is currently closing in on the Red Planet.
China's first Mars exploration mission, Tianwen-1, will arrive in orbit at the Red Planet on Feb. 10, and the rover is scheduled to land in May. See photos of the Tianwen-1 mission here!
China added to its space reconnaissance capabilities with the launch of a trio of satellites from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center last week.
China is looking to make full use of its newly-developed capability to launch from sea platforms with at least three such missions planned for 2021.
The launch of the Tiantong 1-03 communications satellite on Tuesday (Jan. 19) marked the start of a very busy year in space for China.
The Tianhe module will lift off atop a Long March 5B rocket a few months from now, if all goes according to plan.
China's Yutu 2 rover just turned two years old, and NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has kept a sharp eye on its movements during its mission on the moon.