China

Chinese Company Claims to be Working on a Starship-Like Rocket

According to a new animation, it appears that China is hoping to build a Starship of its own, one that…

2 weeks ago

China Launches the Core Module of Its New Space Station

Early on Thursday, a Long March 5B rocket - currently the most powerful of China's space launch vehicles - blasted…

3 weeks ago

China’s Super-Heavy Lift Rocket Will Carry 100 Tons to the Moon

China's proposed next-generation rocket reached the final stage of feasibility studies this month. The planned launch vehicle, known as the…

2 months ago

Chang’e-5 Brought Home 1.7 Kilograms of Lunar Samples

China’s Chang'e-5 lunar lander retrieved about 1.7 kilograms (3.81 pounds) of samples from the Moon, according to the China National…

4 months ago

China’s Mars-bound Tianwen-1 Takes a Selfie

The CNSA (Chinese National Space Agency) has released an image of its Tianwen-1 spacecraft to coincide with the National Day…

7 months ago

China’s New Reusable Spaceplane Lands After 2 Days in Space

China's mysterious reusable spaceplane recently launched and has returned to Earth after spending two days in space.

8 months ago

China is Building a Floating Spaceport for Rocket Launches

China is almost finished its floating spaceport in the Yellow Sea, which will begin making regular launches and servicing rockets…

8 months ago

China’s Mars Mission Took This Picture of the Earth and Moon

No matter where you are, where you’ve been and where you’re going, it’s always good to see home.  And we…

10 months ago

That Strange Gel-Like Material Discovered by China’s Lunar Rover? It’s Just Rock

In January 2019, China landed its Chang'e 4 mission on the Moon's far side. The Yutu-2 rover got busy exploring…

10 months ago

China’s Mars Rover Launches in Late July

In July there's another launch window to Mars. It looks like China is ready to take advantage of it, by…

11 months ago