Jiaolong challenges world's first 7,000-meter dive

2012-06-24 07:59:51

Chinese scientists refreshed the country's dive record in a manned submersible by going to 7,000 meters beneath the sea after a successful test dive Sunday.

Astronauts send festival greetings

2012-06-23 20:42:20

Three astronauts who are performing China's space mission in orbiting Tiangong-1 module Saturday sent Dragon Boat Festival greetings to all Chinese. Manual docking slated for Sunday

China plans 7000m submersible dive

2012-06-22 21:12:02

China's manned deep-sea submersible Jiaolong aims to dive to a depth of 7,000 meters in the Mariana Trench on June 25 after already surpassing the record for the nation's deepest descent.

China's submersible begins 3rd dive

2012-06-22 07:59:38

The Jiaolong, China's manned deep-sea submersible, made its third dive into the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the world's oceans.

China to speed up TD-LTE development

2012-06-20 21:15:55

China will speed up the development of TD-LTE, the nation's fourth-generation (4G) telecommunications technology, during the next two years, an official with the country's top economic planning agency said Wednesday.

Plastic bag ban saves 4.8 m tonnes of oil

2012-06-20 18:36:24

A government official with the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said Wednesday a plastic bag ban launched four years ago has helped the nation save 4.8 million tonnes of oil, or the equivalent of 6.8 million tonnes of standard coal, to date.

Jiaolong dives to 6,965m

2012-06-20 07:23:44

China's submersible Jiaolong descended to a new depth of 6,965 meters in an 11-hour dive in the Mariana Trench, the State Oceanic Administration said.

Astronauts get e-mail from Earth

2012-06-19 20:15:56

Astronauts in the orbiting lab module Tiangong-1 received their first e-mail from Earth on Tuesday afternoon, the Beijing Aerospace Control Center confirmed. Special

Jiaolong reaches 6,965 meters under sea

2012-06-19 12:55:13

China's manned deep-sea submersible, Jiaolong, reached a depth of 6,965 meters below sea level during its second dive into the Mariana Trench.

Sky is not the limit for young space engineers

2012-06-19 08:00:17

Generation born in the '80s plays an important role in nation's space industry.

Chinese enter space orbiter for first time

2012-06-18 18:27:07

Three Chinese astronauts floated into the cabin of an orbiting module Monday afternoon, becoming the first group of Chinese to enter an orbiter in space.

Jiaolong makes second dive in Mariana Trench

2012-06-19 06:35:01

China's manned deep-sea submersible Jiaolong made a second dive into the big blue sea at the Mariana Trench on Tuesday morning.