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China’s quest to become a space science superpower

With major spaceflight milestones behind it, China is working to build an international reputation for space science.

Space Science

Global Eagle ends joint venture talks with China’s Shareco following US opposition

WASHINGTON — U.S. regulators have thwarted a proposed joint venture between satellite connectivity provider Global Eagle Entertainment of Marina del …

China to build first Mars simulation base in Qinghai Province

China will establish its first Mars simulation base in Northwest China's Qinghai Province to promote space and science education as well as to …

China to fly space-based, solar-powered telecom drones

China plans to build a space-based, solar-powered drone (UAV) telecommunications network capable of providing week-long emergency assistance on the …

Chinese scientists make new breakthrough in quantum communication - Xinhua

HEFEI, July 25 (Xinhua) -- Chinese scientists have made another breakthrough in quantum communication, demonstrating long-distance free-space quantum …

Chinese researchers are figuring out how to make dumplings, noodles and stir-fries in space

Grinding wheat from scratch, eating veggies grown in your own waste, and fried worms for dinner: Life in space is no picnic.<p>At Beihang University, formerly known as Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, four students on July 9 entered a capsule meant to simulate space living and will …

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200 days on the 'moon': Second batch of volunteers enter China's 'Lunar Palace'

Volunteers have work handover in the simulated space "cabin" Yuegong-1 at Beihang University in Beijing, capital of China, July 9, 2017. …

Feature: A life of quantum entanglement - Xinhua

by Xinhua writers Yu Fei and Xu Haitao<p>HEFEI, July 10 (Xinhua) -- More than 20 years have passed since Pan Jianwei was first astonished by the quantum …

China’s quantum satellite adds two new tricks to its repertoire

A record-breaking quantum satellite has again blown away the competition, achieving two new milestones in long-distance quantum communications …

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China develops sea launches to boost space commerce - Xinhua

BEIJING, July 7 (Xinhua) -- China has a clear plan to provide sea launches for commercial payloads to be carried by Long March rockets, according to …

Chinese satellite Zhongxing-9A enters preset orbit - Xinhua

BEIJING, July 6 (Xinhua) -- The communications satellite Zhongxing-9A has entered its preset orbit over two weeks after its launch on June …

China, Germany Ink Cooperation Memorandum on Lunar Exploration - Xi

© AFP 2018 /<p>With a Strong Partner Like Russia, Nothing Would Stop China's New Space Station<p>MOSCOW (Sputnik) — China National Space Administration has …

Shooting for the stars: SA joins Brics space programme

File: The Remote Sensing Satellite Constellation will create a remote sensing data-sharing system allowing member countries to share existing data …

Technology and Science News - ABC News

Pentagon requests $8 billion for Space Force<p>Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 9<p>Can technology kill the traffic jam?<p>Elon Musk looks to take Tesla …

China says launch of Long March-5 Y2 "unsuccessful" - Xinhua

WENCHANG, Hainan, July 2 (Xinhua) -- The launch of China's latest heavy-lift carrier rocket, the Long March-5 Y2, was announced unsuccessful on …

China's 2nd heavy-lift carrier rocket blasts off - Xinhua

WENCHANG, Hainan, July 2 (Xinhua) -- China launched the Long March-5 Y2, the country's second heavy-lift carrier rocket, from Wenchang Space Launch …

China to launch Long March-5 Y2 early next month

<b>26 June 2017</b><br>China has set the window to launch its Long March-5 Y2 carrier rocket between July 2 and 5, according to the State Administration of …

Spacecraft undocking a success

<b>22 June 2017</b><br>China's Tianzhou 1 cargo spacecraft has begun a three-month independent flight after detaching from the Tiangong II space laboratory on …

Trudeau under pressure to reject China bid for satellite firm

<b>13 June 2017</b> <br>Pressure ratcheted up on 13 June on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government to effectively deny a Chinese firm's purchase of Canadian …

China and Russia discuss possible cooperation on planned CSS - Chinese Space Station

<b>20 June 2017 - updated: 22 June 2017</b><br>The Chinese authorities have invited the Russian Space Agency Roskosmos to take part in a project for the …

China's cutting-edge technology unveiled at Paris Air Show

<b>20 June 2017</b><br>China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation is exhibiting during the 52nd International Paris Air and Space Show. The 52nd …

China's cargo spacecraft completes second docking with space lab

<b>19 June 2017</b><br>China's Tianzhou-1 cargo spacecraft completed its second docking with Tiangong-2 space lab on 19 June at 2:55 p.m. Beijing time, after …

New broadcasting satellite fails to enter preset orbit

<b>19 June 2017</b><br>A broadcasting satellite, which was launched aboard the Long March-3B carrier rocket from southwest China's Xichang Satellite Launch …

Scientists voice expectations of China's new space telescope

<b>16 June 2017</b><br>Gou Lijun, a researcher at the National Astronomical Observatories of the CAS, said China missed opportunities for many discoveries as …

Chinese scientists successfully beam "entangled" photons from space in landmark experiment

<b>16 June 2017</b><br>In "a major technical accomplishment" on quantum communication, Chinese scientists on 15 June reported a successful transmission of …

China launches remote-sensing micro-nano satellites

<b>15 June 2017</b><br>China launched two remote-sensing micro-nano satellites on a Long March-4B rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest …

China to launch four more probes before 2021

<b>16 June 2017</b><br>China will launch a further four space probes before 2021 as part of the efforts to develop space science, according to the State …

China "Insight" space telescope launched to search for black holes, pulsars

<b>15 June 2017</b><br>China launched its first X-ray space telescope to observe black holes, pulsars and gamma-ray bursts, via a Long March-4B rocket from …

China's cargo spacecraft completes second in-orbit refueling

<b>15 June 2017</b><br>China's Tianzhou-1 and Tiangong-2 space lab completed their second in-orbit refueling at 6:28 p.m. 15 June.<br>The second refueling, lasting …