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 is set to launch a relay satellite to the second Earth-moon Lagrange point May 21, in a necessary precursor to the planned Chang'e 4 soft-landing on the lunar far side late in the year.
At a ceremony Tuesday (May 1) honoring the Army Black Knights college football team, Trump again floated the possibility of creating a branch of the United States military dedicated to securing American supremacy in space.
The Chinese experimental space station Tiangong-1 fell to Earth on Sunday (April 1). But hundreds of thousands of pieces of space junk still circle Earth, and a few of them will crash soon, experts said.