China's 'Jade Rabbit' rolls to moon surface

2013-12-15 06:17:23

China's first moon rover, Yutu, separated from the lander early on Sunday morning, several hours after Chang'e-3 probe soft-landed on the moon.
China's lunar probe soft-lands on moon

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2013-12-15 08:11:25

A Chinese lunar probe soft landed on the moon at 9:11 pm on Saturday, making China the first nation to put a probe on the moon in nearly four decades. As an estimated hundreds of millions watched China Central Television's live broadcast, the 3,780-kilogram probe Chang'e-3 began at 9 pm to descend on a parabolic trajectory from 15 kilometers above the moon's surface.

China's lunar probe soft-lands on moon

2013-12-14 21:52:07

China's lunar probe Chang'e-3 landed 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.

Chang'e-3 moon landing set for Sat. night

2013-12-14 15:10:55

China's lunar probe Chang'e-3 is scheduled to make an attempt to soft-land on the moon on Saturday night, according to sources in charge of the mission.

Tougher measures to curb bribery in media

2013-12-13 07:54:43

Reports that several high-profile reporters and editors have been charged with accepting bribes led some experts to call for legal measures to be used more often against corrupt journalists.

Green buses to hit Beijing roads by 2017

2013-12-13 07:52:01

Beijing will replace 80 percent of its buses with new-energy and clean-fuel vehicles by the end of 2017 in an attempt to reduce vehicle emissions.

With app, job-seekers follow the money

2013-12-13 07:46:54

A smartphone application that allows users to share salary information is proving a hit among wannabe "job-hoppers".

Ten-thousand talents program

2013-12-12 01:35:22

The 10-year program is expected to select 10,000 of the brightest minds to lay a solid foundation for the country’s development of science and technology. They are considered Chinese hopefuls for a Nobel Prize in natural sciences. We invited four top scientists to talk about their personal ambitions and their opinions of China’s likelihood of winning the Nobel Prize.

China unveils first domestic cloud computer

2013-12-11 22:09:56

A leading information technology company on Wednesday unveiled China's first cloud computer, a major breakthrough for Chinese cloud computing.

New manned submersible being developed

2013-12-11 15:31:37

China is developing a manned submersible suitable for depths of 4,500 meters and the project is expected to be completed by 2016.

'Tibet's Three Gorges Dam' starts operation

2013-12-11 14:14:48

Pondo Water Control Project, the largest water control project in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, started generating electricity on Tuesday.

Seabed campaign quickens

2013-12-11 00:37:51

China is accelerating its efforts to tap vast metal deposits on the ocean floor, with manned submersible Jiaolong scheduled to dive in the country's two contract areas in the northwest Pacific and the southwest Indian Ocean next year.