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New Pics of Phobos From China’s Tianwen-1 Orbiter

Two fundamental factors affect all astrophotography - timing and location. If a camera happens to be at the right place…

1 month ago

China has a new Human Lunar Space Program, With Plans for Landers, Orbiters, Rovers, and a Lunar Base

In a recent interview, an engineer associated with the Chinese space agency confirmed that China has established a Crewed Lunar…

4 months ago

China is Building an Asteroid Deflection Mission of its own, due for Launch in 2025

There's an old joke that the dinosaurs are only extinct because they didn't develop a space agency. The implication, of…

5 months ago

Here’s What China is Planning to do in Space for the Next 5 Years

Central planning is literately central to any communist country, though its history has mixed results.  As part of that planning,…

7 months ago

China Releases a Selfie-Stick Video of Tianwen-1 Above Mars

Selfies have become ubiquitous everywhere - even Mars.  Now, the Tianwen 1 orbiter is getting into the spirit with a…

7 months ago

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…

12 months 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…

1 year ago

China’s Rover Completes its Primary 90-day Mission, but it Still has More Science to do

Three months after touching down on the Martian surface, China's Zhurong rover has completed its primary mission and is still…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago