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China’s First Space Station Crew is Back From Orbit

The crew of China's Tiangong space station returned to Earth, having set a new record for the longest Chinese crewed…

2 months ago

Zhurong Finds its Own Parachute on the Surface of Mars

As of July 23, 2021, China's Mars rover Zhurong has traveled 585 meters across the surface of Mars. And along…

5 months ago

Shanghai is About to Open the World’s Largest Astronomy Museum

The Shanghai Astronomy Museum, the largest museum in the world dedicated solely to the study of the cosmos, will open…

5 months ago

China Releases Sound and Video of its Rover Landing

Remember the stunning video of the Perseverance rover landing on Mars? The Chinese National Space Administration (CNSA) has now released…

5 months ago

New Photos and Video Shows China’s Zhurong Rover on the Move

New images from orbit and from Mars’ surface show the Zhurong rover on the move. China’s National Space Administration (CNSA)…

5 months 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…

7 months ago

China and Russia Will Be Partners in a Lunar Research Station

There are many paths to the Moon, and not all of them go through the Lunar Gateway. This week, the…

9 months 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…

9 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…

11 months ago

Chinese Spacecraft Dock in Lunar Orbit for Transfer of Moon Samples – Next Stop, Earth!

Two robotic Chinese spacecraft have docked in lunar orbit for the first time ever, in preparation for sending samples from…

1 year ago