New discovery offers hope for infertile women

2013-12-20 17:01:04

Chinese scientists have made a discovery that could help women who suffer from infertility.

AVIC unveils plan for next-generation regional aircraft

2013-12-20 02:24:15

China's major aircraft manufacturer announced on Thursday the launch of its new regional turboprop program, an indication that the country is investing heavily to grab a bigger share of the civil aviation market.

China expands research bases in Antarctica

2013-12-19 00:57:20

China is expanding its presence at the South Pole, with construction workers leaving its Zhongshan Station on Wednesday to build the Taishan summer field camp, the country's fourth Antarctic base.

Most Chang'e-3 science tools activated

2013-12-18 01:39:18

Six out of the eight pieces of scientific equipment deployed to the moon with the Chang'e-3 lunar mission have been activated by scientists and are functioning properly, according to scientists working on the mission.

China's soft landing on moon called milestone

2013-12-17 10:58:29

China's recent success in soft-landing a spacecraft on the Moon is a milestone in space history, according to a Purdue University professor of aeronautics and astronautics.

Scientific equipment aboard Chang'e-3 starts working

2013-12-16 22:00:54

Five of the eight pieces of scientific equipment aboard Chang'e-3 lunar probe have started to observe space, the Earth and the Moon, a Chinese scientist said on Monday.

China to launch its Chang'e-5 lunar probe

2013-12-16 10:42:13

China is scheduled to launch its Chang'e-5 lunar probe in 2017 and the mission will bring back samples collected from the moon.

Yutu gets rolling on the moon

2013-12-16 01:48:09

China's first lunar rover and the lander took pictures of each other, marking the success of the country's Chang'e-3 lunar probe mission.

Xi Jinping congratulates Chang'e-3 mission's complete success

2013-12-16 00:24:16

Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated the complete success of Chang'e-3 mission that achieved the country's first moon softlanding Sunday night at Beijing Aerospace Control Center.

China's moon rover, lander to photograph each other

2013-12-15 21:14:52

China's first moon rover, Yutu, or Jade Rabbit, and the lander are scheduled to take photos of each other Sunday night, a move that will mark the complete success of the country's Chang'e-3 lunar probe mission.

China opens space teleoperation center

2013-12-15 14:59:22

China's first center designed for teleoperation, or operation from a distance, of deep space missions was formally opened at the Beijing Aerospace Control Center following its successful trial use on the country's first moon rover early on Sunday.

Illustration: Chang'e-3 soft-lands on moon

2013-12-14 23:09:15

China's lunar probe Chang'e-3 makes a safe landing on the moon on Saturday night, marking the first time that China has sent a spacecraft to soft land on the surface of an extraterrestrial body.