Analysts said a U.S. intelligence report painted China’s space program with a broad brush and failed to draw distinctions between civilian and military pursuits.
China is developing a mission to send a pair of spacecraft to study the far reaches of the solar system and reach interstellar space by mid-century.
A Long March 7 rocket has arrived at China’s coastal Wenchang spaceport to facilitate the Tianzhou-2 supply mission to a soon-to-launch space station module.
A new report by ODNI projects that by 2040 China will be the most significant rival to the United States in space, competing on commercial, civil and military fronts.
The coastal cities of Ningbo and Wenchang are planning construction of Chinese commercial spaceports to meet growing demand for launch in China.
Guangzhou is developing a major space cluster in the city by hosting new projects including the new headquarters for the space business of Geely Group.
The Russian space agency Roscosmos anticipates additional negotiations with China at a conference in June, building upon an agreement on lunar exploration announced in February.
The Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Secure World Foundation on April 1 released new updates on space weapons developments around the world.
China launched the Gaofen-12 (02) high resolution satellite Tuesday to boost the country’s Earth observation capabilities.
The orbiter from China’s 2020 Chang'e-5 lunar sample return mission has entered orbit around Sun-Earth Lagrange point 1 as part of an extended mission.
China is to establish a commercial spaceport in the coming years to support the rapid growth of private space activities in the country.
China launched a new-generation Long March 7A rocket Thursday, sending a classified, experimental payload into geosynchronous transfer orbit.
The Chinese and Russian space agencies signed a memorandum of understanding Tuesday on construction of an international lunar research station.