Shenzhou

China’s Space Station, Seen from Orbit

When the Space Age dawned in 1957, there were only two players: the USA and the USSR. The USA won…

5 months ago

Shenzhou-14 Astronauts Begin Their Mission of 6 Months in Space

The Shenzhou-14 mission, carrying three Chinese astronauts, docked successfully earlier this week with the Tiangong-3 space station. During their six-month…

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

Carnival of Space #480

Welcome, come in to the 480th Carnival of Space! The Carnival is a community of space science and astronomy writers…

7 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…

12 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…

12 years ago

China Technology Surges Forward with Spectacular First Docking in Space

http://youtu.be/_CAvIeYO5jM Video Caption: Live Video of Shenzhou-8 and Tiangong-1 docking in Earth orbit. Photos below. Credit: CCTV commentary/CMSE China’s technological…

12 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…

12 years ago

Shenzhou-8 rolled out for Blastoff to China’s 1st Space Station on November 1

[/caption] China’s Shenzhou-8 capsule and the Long March booster rocket have been rolled out to the Gobi desert launch pad…

12 years ago

Bizarre Video: China’s Tiangong 1 Space Lab Animation set to ‘America the Beautiful’ Soundtrack

http://youtu.be/arCsVh-NePM The Guardian newspaper in England is reporting that China’s state run television, CCTV, and China’s space agency released a…

13 years ago