China to use new rocket for moon landing mission

2013-03-01 13:23:40

A rocket expert said Friday that China has developed a modified model of Long March-3B carrier rocket for an upcoming moon landing mission to be completed by the Chang'e-3 moon orbiter.

Shenzhou ready for service

2013-03-01 08:00:37

The manned Shenzhou X spacecraft will be launched between June and August and dock with the orbiting Tiangong-1 space module.

Aeronautics industry to get major boost

2013-03-01 07:51:10

China will invest at least 100 billion yuan ($16 billion) in a national research and development project for aircraft engines, according to aviation industry sources.

Chang'e-2 hits 20 million km milestone

2013-02-28 19:42:08

China's lunar probe Chang'e-2 has flown 20 million kilometers from the Earth, a milestone for the country's efforts to explore deep space.

Chinese probe in breakthrough outer space travel

2013-02-28 19:35:00

China's second moon orbiter, Chang'e-2, has arrived in outer space about 20 million km from the Earth, marking a new breakthrough in the nation's efforts for deep space exploration.

Shenzhou-X to be launched between June and Aug

2013-02-28 18:00:33

A spokesperson for China's manned space program said the manned Shenzhou-X spacecraft will be launched between June and August and dock with the orbiting Tiangong-1 space module.

China to launch new manned spaceship

2013-02-28 16:30:09

China's new spacecraft Shenzhou X is going to be launched during June to August this year, the office of country's space mission said on Thursday.

New irrigation tech saves 50% of water

2013-02-27 17:33:55

Chinese scientists have developed a new irrigation technology that consumes 50 percent less water than drip irrigation technology.

4G network to lead the world

2013-02-27 10:01:37

China Mobile Communications Corp plans to deploy the world's biggest 4G LTE network in China this year, covering more than half a billion people.

ZTE plans to target top tier

2013-02-27 10:00:36

ZTE Corp hopes to discard its often-used tag of "low-end mobile phone vendor" by increasing its production of mid to high-end smartphones this year.

China's aircraft carrier anchors in military port

2013-02-27 09:00:08

China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, anchored for the first time in a military port in Qingdao, eastern Shandong province on Wednesday morning.

Palace maids cemetery unearthed in NW China

2013-02-26 15:38:58

A public cemetery uncovered in the city of Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, was used for maids of the Tang Dynasty.