China's Three Gorges hits full capacity

2011-10-31 10:58:01

China's Three Gorges Dam on Sunday reached its designed highest mark, the second time for the world's largest water control and hydropower project to run at full capacity.

China to launch spacecraft Shenzhou-8 Tuesday

2011-10-31 10:38:28

A China manned space program spokesperson said Monday that the unmanned spacecraft Shenzhou-8 is scheduled to be launched at 5:58 am Tuesday.

Astronaut says future space station a 'villa'

2011-10-30 22:08:54

"If we liken the return capsule on the spacecraft Shenzhou-5 that took me into space to a one-room apartment, the future space station China is trying to build might be compared to a spacious villa," Chinese astronaut Yang Liwei said Sunday.

China to invite foreign guests to spacecraft launch

2011-10-30 21:22:05

China will invite foreign officials and experts to observe the launch of the Shenzhou-8 spacecraft at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the northwest Gobi desert, a spokeswoman for China's manned space program said Sunday.

China to launch 20 rockets, 25 satellites in 2011

2011-10-30 20:26:31

China will have launched 20 rockets and 25 satellites into space by the end of 2011, indicating that the country's space exploration is "highly intensive," an aerospace expert said Sunday.

China's satellite launch base upgraded ahead of Shenzhou-8 mission

2011-10-30 17:35:43

China has upgraded its satellite launch center in the northwest Gobi desert to ensure that the launch of the Shenzhou-8 spacecraft, scheduled for early November, goes smoothly, a senior engineer said Sunday.

Paper vs. Digital

2011-10-30 07:46:56

Years ago I attempted to use an electronic diary to organize my life and be more efficient. A friend of mine had a Palm Pilot and loved it. She was a freelance personal trainer and the mom of a toddler. She listed all the benefits - she named many - and that it was all in this handy little electronic device she took everywhere.

China conducts its first jet biofuel trial

2011-10-29 08:33:59

China conducted its first demonstration flight powered partly by a biofuel on Friday.

Air China conducts first biofuel test flight

2011-10-28 17:30:24

Air China became the first Chinese carrier to conduct a demonstration flight powered in part by biofuel, indicating the alternative energy's possible use in future commercial flights in the country.

China's aviation biofuel test a success

2011-10-28 17:12:27

Air China on Friday conducted its first trial flight of a passenger plane powered by a mix of biofuel and traditional aviation fuel.

Unmanned spacecraft waiting for a 'go'

2011-10-27 08:37:37

Shenzhou-8, an unmanned spacecraft, and its carrier, Long March 2-F, are transported to the launch pad at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China's Gansu province on Wednesday.

China to launch Shenzhou VIII early November

2011-10-26 18:51:51

China will launch the spacecraft Shenzhou VIII in early November at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest desert area.