In recent decades, China’s space program has advanced considerably. In addition to deploying their first space station (Tiangong-1) and developing a modern rockets (the Long March 5), the nation has also sent robotic mission to the lunar surface and plans to conduct crewed missions there in the coming years. To this end, China is looking […]
All across the world, space agencies and satellite trackers are predicting that China’s Tiangong-1 space station will enter Earth’s atmosphere around April Fool’s Day.
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In the past decade, China’s space program has advanced by leaps and bounds. In recent years, the Chinese National Space Agency (CNSA) has overseen the development of a modern rocket family (the Long March series), the deployment of a space station (Tiangong-1) and the development of the Chinese Lunar Exploration Program (CLEP) – otherwise known […]
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According to the Department of National Intelligence’s (DNI) 2018 report, China and Russia could be developing technologies that will give them an edge in space.
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A new study by a team of Chinese researchers considers whether a space-based laser station would be a good way to remove space junk
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The Chinese National Space Administration is going to have a busy year, with more than 40 launches to space scheduled for 2018
This year, China’s Chang’e 4 mission will head to the far side of the Moon to study the local geology and the effects of lunar gravity on insects and plants.
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According to the latest predictions, China’s Tiangong-1 space station is going to come crashing to Earth in March – but residents of Earth need not worry!
China’s newest and biggest heavy-lift rocket was successfully launched today, Nov 3, 2016, testing out China’s latest rocket along with bringing an experimental satellite designed to test electric-propulsion technology. The Long March 5 rocket blasted off from the Wenchang launch center on Hainan Island, off China’s southern coast, at 8:43 a.m. EDT (12:43:14 UTC; 8:43 […]