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September 15, 2016

CHINA PLANS TO LAUNCH A LIVE-IN SPACE LAB TOMORROW

TIANGONG-2 WILL BE HOME TO TWO ASTRONAUTS FOR 30 DAYS In 2011, Congress ruled that China is not allowed on the International Space Station because of […]
March 4, 2016

Strange Signals Are Coming From Space, And Repeating

This is the first time we’ve encountered a repeating signal like this How strange are they? Well, they are intense bursts of radio waves only last […]
February 24, 2014

Yutu Moon Rover Starts 3rd Night Time Hibernation But Technical Problems Persist

The world famous and hugely popular ‘Yutu’ rover entered its 3rd Lunar night time hibernation period this weekend as planned, but serious technical troubles persist that […]
February 13, 2014

Chinese moon rover Yutu is awake

It was widely reported on Wednesday that China’s first moon rover – called Yutu or, in English, Jade Rabbit – failed to connect with mission controllers […]
December 2, 2013

China launches its first moon rover mission

BEIJING — China successfully launched a lunar probe into space Monday morning, on a two-week journey to deliver a robotic rover to the surface of the […]
August 29, 2013

China Aiming To Land Probe On Moon This Year

China will land its first unmanned probe on the moon by the end of the year, state media have reported. It’s the second phase of a […]
June 26, 2013

Chinese astronauts return to Earth after vigorous space coupling

Shenzhou-10 crew commander Nie Haisheng, a two-time visitor to space, and his crewmates Wang Yaping and Zhang Xiaoguang re-entered over Inner Mongolia early this morning and […]
May 13, 2013

Chinese Long March Rocket Launch

“A Chinese Long March rocket blasted off from a remote desert launch base Friday with a high-resolution Earth imaging payload and Ecuador’s first satellite. “The Long […]