Launch of space lab scheduled for 2016

2014-09-10 15:41:37

China plans to launch its Tiangong-2 space laboratory and the Shenzhou-11 manned spacecraft and Tianzhou-1 cargo spacecraft to dock with the Tiangong-2 in 2016, said Yang Liwei, Chinese chairman of the Planetary Congress of the Association of Space Explorers, which opened in Beijing on Wednesday.

China trials new air defense missile system

2014-09-10 11:33:10

The Chinese military has conducted practice drills with its newly-developed FD-2000 air defense missile system.

China launches remote sensing satellite

2014-09-08 15:50:28

China successfully launched the Yaogan-21 remote sensing satellite into preset orbit at 11:22 am on Monday Beijing Time (0322 GMT) from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center.

Beidou navigation system gives boost to battle against terrorism in Xinjiang

2014-09-05 08:40:09

China's Beidou Navigation Satellite System is aiding the fight against terrorism in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, a senior scientist said.

Designers complete work on unmanned spacecraft

2014-09-05 08:39:31

China has finished designing its first cargo spacecraft, which will ferry supplies and fuel to the nation's future multi-cabin, manned space station.

Spacemen gather for Beijing Planetary Congress

2014-09-04 20:26:57

The 2014 Planetary Congress of the Association of Space Explorers (ASE) will be held in Beijing from Sept 10 to 15.

China launches two satellites via one rocket

2014-09-04 13:34:12

China successfully launched two satellites via one rocket at 8:15 a.m. Thursday Beijing Time (0015 GMT) at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the northwestern Gobi desert.

Story of Chinese helicopter enthusiast

2014-08-22 14:40:01

Jiang Changgen pulls a helicopter out of his house with the help of villagers in a countryside of Dexing City, central China's Jiangxi Province, Aug. 20, 2014.

Chinese scientists successfully infect mouse with hepatitis C

2014-08-28 19:47:24

Scientists have successfully infected a lab mouse with chronic hepatitis C, opening doors to better study the virus' effect on humans.

Microsoft 'not fully open with sales data'

2014-08-27 06:57:25

A Chinese antitrust regulator said on Tuesday that Microsoft Corp has not been fully transparent with its sales data on the software it distributes in China, including information on sales of its media player and web browser software.

China makes progress in brain-computer interface study

2014-08-26 14:20:59

Chinese scientists have made progress in brain-computer interface research after a successful experiment on an epilepsy patient.

Tech firms pushing portable Wi-Fi

2014-08-26 06:52:21

Technology companies are looking hard at the promising portable Wi-Fi services market to meet the high-speed Internet demands of increasing numbers of Chinese heading outside the mainland and overseas.