China became the third country ever to launch a human into space in 2003 and has been expanding its space program ever since. Get the latest news about China's space program, launches and space missions.
China's Tianzhou-1 cargo spacecraft performed an automated docking with the country's orbiting Tiangong-2 space lab Saturday (April 22), according to the Beijing Aerospace Command and Control Center.
The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST) is the largest single dish radio telescope int the world. The Science Channel explores the telscope in a new episode of 'Impossible Engineering." Premieres on March 30, 2017.
The country's first cargo-carrying spacecraft, known as Tianzhou-1, arrived at a launch site in Wenchang City in southern Hainan Province on Monday (Feb. 13), according to Chinese media reports.