China's space missions not directly linked to defense

2011-11-18 13:23:09

China's space missions have not included any programs that directly serve defense purposes, a senior space program official said Friday.

Mars probe fuel 'not a threat'

2011-11-18 06:54:09

Toxic fuel in the Russian Phobos-Grunt spacecraft, stuck in Earth orbit, is unlikely to survive re-entry and endanger life.

New advance in space, new start for China

2011-11-18 06:32:54

The successful space docking mission marks a new start for China to acquire more sophisticated technologies to reach deep space.

Shenzhou-8 spacecraft returns to Earth

2011-11-17 20:15:23

Unmanned spacecraft Shenzhou-IIX landed after completing China's first-ever space docking mission.

Shenzhou VIII to land in Inner Mongolia

2011-11-17 16:45:38

The Shenzhou-8 unmanned spacecraft will return to Earth Thursday evening following China's first space docking procedure with space lab module Tiangong-1.

China to optimize import mix of high-tech products

2011-11-17 06:40:09

A senior Chinese commerce official said on Wednesday that the country will work to optimize the import mix of mechanical and electronic products so they can play a bigger role in China's restructuring efforts.

Shenzhou-8 departs from lab, ready for return

2011-11-16 22:00:54

China's unmanned spacecraft Shenzhou-8 is preparing for return to earth.

Shenzhou-8 re-disengages from space lab

2011-11-16 19:39:27

China's unmanned spacecraft Shenzhou-8 successfully re-disengaged from the prototype space lab Tiangong-1 at 6:30 pm on Wednesday Beijing time.

China solicits name for new polar icebreaker online

2011-11-15 16:52:06

China is asking netizens to help name its new 8,000-metric-ton polar icebreaker.

Chopper deal in the air, but costs still high

2011-11-15 07:56:05

 Emergency-response centers in the capital are in talks to improve the coverage of airlift rescue.

China makes second successful docking

2011-11-15 07:30:06

China's two unmanned spacecraft separated and then re-docked smoothly on Monday

China completes second space docking

2011-11-15 06:16:12

China successfully completed Monday the country's second space docking that linked the unmanned spacecraft Shenzhou-8 again with the prototype space lab Tiangong-1.