China launched a seventh group of Yaogan-30 reconnaissance satellites Oct. 26, marking the country’s 31st launch of 2020.
Two young Chinese rocket companies have secured deals with local governments for the establishment of major launch vehicle facilities.
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’s human spaceflight agency has selected a new group of 18 reserve astronauts to participate in the country’s upcoming space station project.
A new report used the growth of China’s space program to argue for continued support of NASA’s own exploration ambitions as well as legislation to assist the space industry and space traffic management.
China added to its Earth observation capabilities with the clandestine launch of two satellites from Taiyuan late Saturday.
A concern for the United States will be China’s diplomatic push to win over allies and challenge American leadership in space.
China has quietly initiated preparations to launch Chang’e-5, a mission seeking to collect and return the first lunar samples since the 1970s.
Chinese firm Landspace has raised $175 million in series C+ round funding for development of its Zhuque-2 methane-liquid oxygen launch vehicles.
A Chinese reusable experimental spacecraft released an unknown object before deorbiting Sunday, ending a secretive two-day mission in low Earth orbit.
China launched an experimental reusable spacecraft Friday following months of low-key preparations at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.
DoD report: China intends to pursue ASAT weapons capable of destroying satellites up to geosynchronous Earth orbit.
China is making progress with a spaceport to facilitate sea-based launch activity and development of rockets, satellites and related applications.
Private Chinese launch firm iSpace has raised $172 million in series B funding for development of a new series of launch vehicles and reusable engines.