Long March rocket

Questions Remain on Chinese Rocket That Created an Unusual Double Crater on the Moon

In November, we reported how an impact on the Moon from a Chinese Long March rocket booster created an unusual…

6 months ago

A Chinese Booster (and Additional Secret Payload) Caused a Double Crater on the Moon

Last year, astronomers warned that a large piece of debris was on a collision course with the Moon. Initially, they…

7 months ago

China’s Long March Rocket Booster Makes Uncontrolled Reentry Back to Earth

A Chinese Long March 5B rocket first stage made an uncontrolled, fiery reentry through Earth’s atmosphere over Southeast Asia today…

2 years ago

A new LEGO Spacecraft to Vote for: China's Long March 5 With the Tianwen-1 That Flew to Mars

Two Lego designers with a history of space-themed projects have teamed up for a new proposed set: China’s Long March…

2 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years ago

China’s Mars Rover Launches in Late July

In July there's another launch window to Mars. It looks like China is ready to take advantage of it, by…

4 years ago

Shenzhou-8 lands after China’s 1st Space Docking propelling Ambitious Human Spaceflight Agenda

[/caption] China’s historic first docking mission in space ended in a complete success today (Nov. 17) following the safe landing…

13 years ago

China completes 2nd Docking to Space Lab and sets Path to Manned flights in 2012

[/caption] Chinese space prowess took another major leap forward today (Nov. 14) when the unmanned Shenzhou-8 capsule successfully re-docked with…

13 years ago

China launches Shenzhou-8 bound for Historic 1st Docking in Space

[/caption] China today launched the Shenzhou-8 capsule on a historic mission to accomplish the nation’s first ever docking in space…

13 years ago