Shenzhou-8 re-docks with Tiangong-1

2011-11-14 20:29:11

China's Shenzhou-8 unmanned spacecraft re-docked with the Tiangong-1, a module of the country's planned space lab, Monday evening.

Nuclear security training center planned

2011-11-14 07:04:12

In an effort to promote effective nuclear security and safeguards, the Chinese government is planning to build a center in the suburb of Beijing where personnel from China and other Asian countries would be trained, said a nuclear official.

China sets up management body for space lab

2011-11-13 22:26:55

China has established an operation committee for management of the country's first space lab module, Tiangong-1, during its two-year orbit of earth.

Craft's loss could boost country's Mars program

2011-11-12 07:49:15

The so-far unsuccessful Russian Mars mission - with a Chinese satellite aboard - may instead boost China's own probe of the Red Planet.

New schizophrenia susceptibility gene identified

2011-11-11 16:16:36

Chinese scientists have pinpointed a specific gene that increases susceptibility to schizophrenia, researchers said Friday.

China's innovative surge is genuine

2011-11-10 10:46:23

China now accounts for 12.5 percent of the global R&D spending, second only to the US.

China's MA600 to make international debut

2011-11-10 17:18:53

China-made turboprop airliner Modern Ark 600 (MA600) will make its international debut during the upcoming Dubai Airshow, China News Service reported Wednesday.

AVIC to invest 10b yuan in seaplane training

2011-11-10 17:13:05

China Special Vehicle Research Institute under the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) plans to invest 10 billion yuan in building a new aero club and training center for seaplane pilots in China.

China launches remote-sensing satellite

2011-11-09 22:27:01

China successfully launched the remote-sensing satellite Yaogan XII Wednesday from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center.

Engine trouble keeps Mars probe in Earth orbit

2011-11-10 07:19:08

Scientists are working to rekindle the Russia-China joint Mars probe after the spacecraft failed to enter the intended orbit on day one.

China's Mars explorer launched

2011-11-09 10:17:38

A Chinese Mars orbiter named Yinghuo-1 was successfully launched on Wednesday morning from Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, China's authorities said.

Mars mission enters final countdown

2011-11-09 07:23:16

Yinghuo-1, China's first interplanetary spacecraft is set to hitch a ride with Russia's Phobos-Grunt Mars mission on Wednesday.