China’s space contractor has announced progress on rocket engines designed for major space missions, including a new engine for future lunar missions.
China’s main space contractor aims to conduct more than 40 orbital launches in 2021, including launching a space station module and human spaceflight missions.
China has rolled out a Long March 8 to the pad for the first launch of a rocket that will later be adapted for vertical landing and reuse.
Remote sensing satellite firm completes huge funding round as Chinese space sector activity accelerates
Satellite firm's funding round caps a year of growing Chinese space industry investment alongside cooperation agreements between space companies and local governments.
HELSINKI — China is pressing ahead with the Long March 9 super heavy launch vehicle for crewed lunar, robotic deep space exploration and space infrastructure.
China’s main space contractor is developing launch vehicles capable of learning and adapting as well as multiple technologies for recovering and reusing rockets.
China launched a seventh group of Yaogan-30 reconnaissance satellites Oct. 26, marking the country’s 31st launch of 2020.
Chinese Earth observation Gaofen-13 is on its way to a geostationary orbit after successful launch on a Long March 3B from Xichang Oct. 11.
China added to its Earth observation capabilities with the clandestine launch of two satellites from Taiyuan late Saturday.
China launched three satellites on a Long March 4B late Friday for remote sensing, novel lobster eye x-ray astronomy and commercial data acquisition.
China launched the classified Shiyan-6 (02) satellite on Saturday, following launch of a Gaofen ‘multi mode’ Earth observation satellite two days earlier.
HELSINKI — China launched a Beidou-3 navigation satellite late Monday to complete a project designed to provide military independence and immense commercial value.
China launched a Long March 2D rocket from its inland Xichang launch center Wednesday, marking a return to activity following the Chinese New Year.
China’s space industry is suffering adverse effects from the coronavirus outbreak which has so far infected more than 30,000 in mainland China.
A number of space industry entities have formed a China commercial space alliance to help promote and regulate the country's burgeoning private space sector.