China's Shenzhou IX mission successful

2012-06-29 12:05:47

China's manned space docking mission between Shenzhou IX spacecraft and Tiangong-1 lab module has been a complete success. Special

Shenzhou IX spacecraft ready to return

2012-06-29 10:13:14

The re-entry capsule of Shenzhou IX touched down on Friday morning, after China fulfilled its first manned space docking. The three astronauts inside said they "feel good". Special

China to recruit 4 to 6 oceanauts next year

2012-06-28 17:22:00

China plans to recruit four to six oceanauts in 2013 as the country vigorously explores the deep sea.

Shenzhou IX spacecraft to return Friday

2012-06-28 11:03:58

Shenzhou IX manned spacecraft will return to the Earth around 10 am Friday, a spokesperson of China's manned space program announced here Thursday.

Jiaolong reaches 7,062m beneath sea

2012-06-27 16:54:00

China's manned submersible Jiaolong set a new national dive record on Wednesday after reaching 7,062 meters below sea level.

Chinese manned submersible starts 5th dive

2012-06-27 06:57:37

China's manned submersible, Jiaolong, began its 5th dive in the Mariana Trench Wednesday morning, targeting a depth between 7,000 to 7,100 meters below the surface of the Pacific Ocean.

Xuelong to set off for 5th arctic journey

2012-06-26 20:30:25

China's icebreaker Xuelong, or "Snow Dragon", will set sail on its fifth Arctic expedition journey on July 2, after a four-day stopover in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province.

Hu talks with astronauts aboard Tiangong-1

2012-06-26 13:15:41

President Hu Jintao came to the Beijing Aerospace Control Center and talked with astronauts who were conducting scientific tests in Tiangong-1.

China's 3G subscribers on rapid rise

2012-06-25 23:29:35

The number of people subscribing to third-generation (3G) mobile phone services in China leapt 38.25 million in the first five months of 2012, according to new figures.

Day of pride from orbit to ocean

2012-06-25 07:06:53

From sea to space, from orbit to ocean, Chinese skill and technology proved up to the challenge. Special

Jiaolong reaches 7,020m beneath sea

2012-06-24 19:07:48

Chinese oceanauts refreshed the country's dive record in a manned submersible by reaching 7,020 meters beneath the sea in a successful dive Sunday.

China's first manual space docking successful

2012-06-24 13:46:31

The manual docking between Shenzhou IX spacecraft and the orbiting Tiangong-1 lab module has been successful Sunday noon. Special Coverage