china space program

China’s Next Lunar Relay Satellite Blasts Off

Communication between spacecraft relies upon line of site technology, if anything is in the way, communication isn’t possible. Exploration of…

2 months ago

China Has its Own Secret Space Plane, and it Just Landed

China's mysterious experimental spaceplane (Shenlong) just returned to Earth after spending 276 days in orbit.

1 year ago

China is Planning to Land Humans on the Moon by 2030 as Part of its Ambitious Lunar Agenda

Weiren Wu, the Chief Designer of the Chinese Lunar Exploration Program (CLEP), recently announced an ambitious plan to put Chinese…

1 year ago

China Launches First Solar Observatory ASO-S

China launches ASO-S, its first mission to explore the Sun.

2 years ago

China has Added a Science Module to its New Space Station

China has expanded their research capabilities on the Tiangong 3 space station by adding a science module, named Wentian. The…

2 years ago

China’s Tianwen-1 has Imaged the Entire Surface of Mars, Completing its Primary Mission

After exploring Mars for more than a year, China’s Tianwen-1 space probe has successfully taken images covering the entire Red…

2 years ago

China Wants to Build a Spaceship That’s Kilometers Long

China is considering building spacecraft in orbit that would measure a few kilometers long and ensure they become the dominant…

3 years ago

New Images of Mars From China’s Rover

China has released a new series of images that shows the progress their Zhurong rover has made on the Martian…

3 years 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…

3 years ago

Pictures From China’s Mars Rover Fuel NASA Chief’s Funding Pitch to Congress

The first pictures from a Chinese probe on the surface of Mars were released May 19, sparking a plea from NASA’s…

3 years ago