China's first jumbo jet to debut in 2014

2013-03-04 10:48:43

China's first jumbo jet, the C919, is expected to make its maiden flight in 2014 as planned, its chief designer told Xinhua on Monday.

Jumbo rocket design poses challenges

2013-03-04 06:43:03

Problems in the development of China's largest rocket have delayed its launch, probably until 2015, said a senior official working on the launch vehicle's design.

Jiaolong set to dive for greater success

2013-03-04 02:13:36

The deep-sea submersible, Jiaolong, will head to the South China Sea and the Pacific Ocean in June for a series of dives. Female oceanauts needed

China's navigation system targets global coverage

2013-03-03 20:16:10

China's homegrown navigation system BeiDou is expected to achieve full-scale global coverage by around 2020, a leading scientist said on Sunday.

China to use 4th space center in 2 yrs

2013-03-03 12:16:20

China's fourth launch center, located in tropical island province of Hainan, will be ready for space launch in two years.

China eyes 15% market share in commercial space launch

2013-03-02 17:58:36

China looks to increase its global market share in commercial space launch to 15 percent by 2020 from three percent at present.

China's space station will be energy-efficient

2013-03-02 14:12:57

China's space station, which is expected to be completed around 2020, will set an example of green technology, a Chinese space scientist said.
China's 1st solid-fuel rocket to debut

China's first solid-fuel rocket to debut before 2016

2013-03-02 12:59:05

China's first solid-fuel rocket Long March-11 is expected to make its first launch before 2016, a senior official of the rocket's designing institute said on Saturday.

China's space station to welcome int'l scientists

2013-03-02 02:46:30

China's planned space station will offer scientists from around the world opportunities for research and experimentation, the lead designer of China's manned space program told Xinhua on Friday.

China to use modified rocket for moon landing

2013-03-01 15:33:32

A rocket expert said that China has developed a modified model of the Long March 3B carrier rocket for an upcoming moon landing mission.

China to approve new short-haul aircraft

2013-03-01 14:01:52

A new generation of short-haul aircraft will be granted production approval soon and enter the market in 2014, the China Securities Journal reported on Friday.

2014 maiden launch for Long March-7 rocket

2013-03-01 13:28:40

China's indigenous carrier rocket Long March-7 will hopefully make its first launch in 2014, a senior official of the rocket's designing institute said on Friday.