China

China space launch plans for 2020s and 2030s are to catch up to SpaceX reusable rockets

Posted in Science on 3rd Aug, 2018
by Alex Muller

They are planning for the Long March 8 to have its first test flight around 2021.

China's emissions reversal cause for 'cautious optimism'

Posted in Science on 7th Jul, 2018
by Alex Muller

The decline in China's carbon emissions is likely to be sustained if changes to the countrys industrial structure and energy efficiency continue.

China aims to outstrip NASA with super-powerful rocket

Posted in Science on 2nd Jul, 2018
by Alex Muller

China is working on a super-powerful rocket that would be capable of delivering heavier payloads into low orbit than NASA.

Chinese space station: Beijing invites world to join its project as ISS support falters

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Jun, 2018
by Alex Muller

China just declared it's building a new space station. With Beijing inviting the world to climb aboard, is this the start of a new space race?

China Launches Satellite Bound for the Far Side of the Moon

Posted in Business on 23rd May, 2018
by Alex Muller

On Monday China launched a relay satellite that will allow a rover to communicate with the Earth from the far side of the Moon during an unprecedented mission later this year.