china space program

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…

5 days 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…

5 months ago

China’s Chang’e-5 Probe Blasts Off From the Moon, Bringing Back a Full Load of Samples

For the first time in more than 40 years, a robotic spacecraft has blasted off from the Moon – and…

5 months ago

Take a Look at What China’s Chang’e-5 Probe Is Seeing (and Doing) on the Moon

China's Chang'e-5 robotic moon lander is due to spend only two days collecting samples of lunar rock and soil before…

5 months ago

China’s Chang’e-5 Probe Lands on the Moon and Gets Set to Bring Back Fresh Samples

For the third time in seven years, a Chinese robotic spacecraft has landed on the Moon — but now things…

5 months ago

China’s Chang’e-5 Probe Is Off to Bring Back a Moon Sample — and NASA Hopes to See the Data

China's Chang'e-5 probe is on its way to the Moon for a mission that could bring back the first samples of lunar rocks and…

5 months ago

China’s New Crew Capsule Just Landed, and so Did Parts of their New Rocket!

China's next-generation crewed spacecraft recently returned to Earth after a successful test flight. The Long March 5B rocket that sent…

12 months ago

China’s Tiangong 2 was Destroyed Last Week, Burning up in the Atmosphere Over the South Pacific Ocean

China recently successfully conducted a controlled deorbit of its second orbital laboratory, Tiangong-2.

2 years ago

China is Working on Their Own Reusable Rocket: the First Stage of the Long March-8, Which Could Launch in 2021

At a recent space conference in China, the Chinese space agency recently indicated that the Long March 8 rocket will…

3 years ago

Amazing Imagery Captures Plummeting Chinese Rocket Seen by Villagers

Amazing images of falling rocket debris from a spent Chinese booster were captured in the final moments of its plummet…

6 years ago