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 pressing forward on its Chang’e 4 lunar probe, which is scheduled to be launched in the latter half of this year. The spacecraft will attempt the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon.
China's Tiangong-1 space lab is headed for an uncontrolled and destructive nose-dive into Earth's atmosphere early next year. But it's unclear exactly when and where the spacecraft will come down.