China carried out the controlled deorbiting of its Tiangong-2 space lab into the South Pacific, the China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO) announced Friday.
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A Long March 3B lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China at 2:09 p.m. Eastern Monday, sending a Beidou satellite toward an inclined geosynchronous orbit.
The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the China Manned Space Agency have announced the winners of their joint opportunity to conduct experiments onboard the China Space Station.
China successfully launched a Long March 11 solid rocket from a sea launch platform Wednesday, bringing its burgeoning space program new, flexible launch capabilities.
A planned launch of a remote sensing satellite from Taiyuan in north China may have ended in failure, with the lack of an official statement suggesting an issue with the mission.
Launch firm iSpace in early June will attempt to become the first Chinese private company to place a satellite in orbit, following failed launches by two competitors.
Two Chinese launch startups have successfully carried out tests of technology demonstration rockets as part of quests to develop reusable launch vehicles.
It's back to work for China's moon mission: The Chang'e 4 lander and the Yutu 2 rover both awoke over the weekend to start their fourth lunar day.
OneSpace of China failed to become the first private launch firm to place a satellite in orbit after the loss of its OS-M1 solid launch vehicle Wednesday.
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter continues to monitor the whereabouts and wanderings of China's Yutu 2 rover on the moon's far side.
China launched its 300th Long March rocket mission March 10 with the communications satellite ChinaSat 6C.
The Chang'e 4 lander and Yutu-2 have powered down for a third lunar nighttime on the far side of the moon, with the rover reaching its design lifetime.
Everything is going well for China's Chang'e 4 farside moon mission, according to Chinese media reports.
The world is still celebrating the historic landing on China's Chang'e-4 on the far side of the moon on January 3.
Five sites on the far side of the moon have brand-new names, thanks to China's Chang'e-4 mission that touched down on Jan. 3 at a location now known as Statio Tianhe.
The Chang'e-4 lander and rover entered sleep mode Monday in preparation for a second lunar nighttime on the far side of the moon.