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  • 2014 maiden launch for Long March-7 rocket

    2013-03-01 13:28

    China's indigenous carrier rocket Long March-7 will hopefully make its first launch in 2014, a senior official of the rocket's designing institute said on Friday.

  • China to use new rocket for moon landing mission

    2013-03-01 13:23

    A rocket expert said Friday that China has developed a modified model of Long March-3B carrier rocket for an upcoming moon landing mission to be completed by the Chang'e-3 moon orbiter.

  • Shenzhou ready for service

    2013-03-01 08:00

    The manned Shenzhou X spacecraft will be launched between June and August and dock with the orbiting Tiangong-1 space module.

  • Aeronautics industry to get major boost

    2013-03-01 07:51

    China will invest at least 100 billion yuan ($16 billion) in a national research and development project for aircraft engines, according to aviation industry sources.

  • Chang'e-2 hits 20 million km milestone

    2013-02-28 19:42

    China's lunar probe Chang'e-2 has flown 20 million kilometers from the Earth, a milestone for the country's efforts to explore deep space.

  • Chinese probe in breakthrough outer space travel

    2013-02-28 19:35

    China's second moon orbiter, Chang'e-2, has arrived in outer space about 20 million km from the Earth, marking a new breakthrough in the nation's efforts for deep space exploration.

  • Shenzhou-X to be launched between June and Aug

    2013-02-28 18:00

    A spokesperson for China's manned space program said the manned Shenzhou-X spacecraft will be launched between June and August and dock with the orbiting Tiangong-1 space module.

  • China to launch new manned spaceship

    2013-02-28 16:30

    China's new spacecraft Shenzhou X is going to be launched during June to August this year, the office of country's space mission said on Thursday.

  • New irrigation tech saves 50% of water

    2013-02-27 17:33

    Chinese scientists have developed a new irrigation technology that consumes 50 percent less water than drip irrigation technology.

  • 4G network to lead the world

    2013-02-27 10:01

    China Mobile Communications Corp plans to deploy the world's biggest 4G LTE network in China this year, covering more than half a billion people.

  • ZTE plans to target top tier

    2013-02-27 10:00

    ZTE Corp hopes to discard its often-used tag of "low-end mobile phone vendor" by increasing its production of mid to high-end smartphones this year.

  • China's aircraft carrier anchors in military port

    2013-02-27 09:00

    China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, anchored for the first time in a military port in Qingdao, eastern Shandong province on Wednesday morning.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.