Chinese high-speed train passes speed test at 385 kph

2015-11-19 15:44:39

A Chinese electric multiple unit (EMU) train reached a speed of 385 kilometers per hour and passed a high speed test, a major step before it begins formal operations.

Testing of new rocket underway

2015-11-19 07:50:40

China is conducting tests on its largest and most powerful rocket, the Long March 5, at the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center in Hainan province, with plans to make the first launch before the end of next year, a senior space official said.

Tianhe-2 retains world's most powerful supercomputer: report

2015-11-17 10:35:43

China's Tianhe-2 supercomputer has retained its position as the world's most powerful system for the sixth consecutive time, according to a biannual Top500 list of supercomputers released Monday.

Sky's the limit for Beidou's clients

2015-11-16 07:01:00

Fifteen years after the Beidou satellite was launched, the GPS-like navigational system is helping to generate $31.5 billion for major companies.

China to launch Dark Matter Satellite in mid-December

2015-11-15 10:46:31

The Dark Matter Particle Explorer (DAMPE) Satellite, developed by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), is expected to be launched at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in mid-December.

China plans maritime, space projects in next five years

2015-11-12 20:28:05

China will launch key maritime, space and Internet projects for integration of the country's military and civilian resources in the next five years, a senior officer said.

China-Pakistan fighter said to have found new buyer

2015-11-11 07:48:01

The FC-1 Fierce Dragon, or JF-17 Thunder, a fourth-generation fighter jet co-developed by China and Pakistan, has found a buyer following several years of speculation and promotion.

Cruise missiles are 'useful' sea defense

2015-11-10 08:01:51

The People's Liberation Army Navy has a series of cutting-edge anti-ship cruise missiles that can form a powerful defense line at sea, military experts say.

Model fighter jet on display in Dubai

2015-11-10 08:01:51

A model of China's latest stealth fighter is on display at the Dubai Airshow 2015, with its State-owned maker hoping for lucrative contracts for the aircraft from wealthy buyers in the Middle East.

China launches its 32nd Antarctic expedition

2015-11-09 07:53:54

China's 32nd Antarctic expedition began on Saturday morning as the research vessel and icebreaker Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, left a Shanghai dock. A team of 277 members between 22 and 61 years of age from more than 80 domestic institutions will make the 159-day round trip of 30,000 nautical miles (55,500 kilometers).

Scientists report first measurement of antiproton interaction

2015-11-06 16:22:56

A team of physicists announced a huge breakthrough in the understanding of antimatter by being the first to measure interaction between antiprotons, hailed as a potential and powerful new source of energy.

Testing begins on world's largest shiplift on China's Yangtze River

2015-11-05 11:24:24

The world's largest shiplift is being tested at the Three Gorges Dam in central China's Hubei Province and will enter service in late December, the China Three Gorges Corp. said on Wednesday.