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China’s Lander Successfully Grew Some Cotton Plants on the Moon. Fruit Flies and Potatoes Didn’t Fare So Well

When China's Chang'e-4 spacecraft landed on the lunar far side on January 3rd 2019, it made history. It was the…

12 months ago

China’s FAST Telescope, the World’s Largest Single Radio Dish Telescope, is Now Fully Operational

After years of construction, China's new radio telescope is in action. The telescope, called FAST (Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope)…

1 year ago

China’s Lunar Rover Wakes Up and Gets to Work for its 3rd Lunar Day

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) has released some new photos and updated the world on their lunar rover mission.…

2 years ago

Incredible Descent Video of the Chinese Lander to the Lunar Far Side

On January 2nd, 2019, China's Chang'e-4 lander made a successful landing on the far side of the Moon. The China…

2 years ago

China’s Chang’e-4 Lands on the Far Side of the Moon

China's Chang'e-4 mission made history on Jan. 2nd when it became the first mission to land on the "dark side"…

2 years ago

China is Working on a Rocket as Powerful as the Saturn V, Could Launch by 2030

As part of their goal to conduct a crewed mission to the Moon, China is busy developing the Long March…

3 years ago

Russia and China Are Working on Space and Counterspace Weapons

According to the Department of National Intelligence's (DNI) 2018 report, China and Russia could be developing technologies that will give…

3 years ago

China Has a Plan to Clean Up Space Junk with Lasers

A new study by a team of Chinese researchers considers whether a space-based laser station would be a good way…

3 years ago

I Didn’t Realize the Scale of Their Rocket Program. China is Planning More than 40 Space Launches in 2018

The Chinese National Space Administration is going to have a busy year, with more than 40 launches to space scheduled…

3 years ago

China Just Launched Its Largest Rocket Ever

China’s newest and biggest heavy-lift rocket was successfully launched today, Nov 3, 2016, testing out China’s latest rocket along with…

4 years ago