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October 15, 2014
China to launch new marine surveillance satellites in 2019
Beijing (XNA) Oct 10, 2014
China will launch a new "constellation" of marine surveillance satellites in 2019 to monitor ships, oil rigs, marine disasters and land-based resources. According to Lin Mingsen, deputy director with the National Satellite Ocean Application Service, the HY-3 "constellation" will include a series of satellites that employ synthetic aperture radar technology, "capable of operating day or night... and in all weather conditions." The satellites will be able see meter-long objects from space and ... read more

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China Successfully Orbits Experimental Satellite
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Astronauts eye China's future space station
Astronauts from around the world have expressed interest in China's future space lab and station, hoping to cooperate with their Chinese counterparts on the Tiangong space station. Meeting in ... more
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China eyes working with other nations as station plans develop
China is open to cooperation with foreign nations on its manned space station project, according to a senior space official. "We reserved a number of platforms that can be used for internation ... more
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China to launch second space lab in 2016: official
China will launch its second orbiting space laboratory in two years' time, a top official said Wednesday, the latest step in an ambitious space programme Beijing says will one day land a Chinese man on the moon. ... more
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China completes construction of advanced space launch facility
China has finished building of its fourth and most advanced space launch center, a senior space official said. Yang Liwei, deputy director of the China Manned Space Agency, said in Beijing on ... more
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China's Space Station is Still On Track
China has recently disclosed some more developments in its space laboratory and space station program. We can expect China's next space laboratory, Tiangong 2, to launch in 2016. The large Chinese S ... more
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China launches remote sensing satellite
China successfully launched the Yaogan-21 remote sensing satellite into preset orbit at 11:22 a.m. on Monday Beijing Time (0322 GMT) from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center. The carrier rocket, a ... more
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China launches two satellites via one rocket
A Long March-2D carrier rocket carrying Chuangxin-1-04 flies in the sky at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China's Gansu Province, Sept. 4, 2014. China successfully launched t ... more
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China Sends Life to Moon
Later this year, China will launch a spacecraft to the Moon and back. A scale replica of the Shenzhou astronaut capsule will be carried atop a boxy spacecraft based on the Chang'e lunar orbiter, and ... more
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Same-beam VLBI Tech monitors Chang'E-3 movement on moon
By using the same-beam VLBI technology, differential phase delay successfully monitored the lunar rover's movement during the Chang'E-3 mission when rover and lander was carrying out the tasks of se ... more
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China Sends Remote-Sensing Satellite into Orbit
China on Saturday successfully launched a Long March 4C carrier rocket with the Yaogan XX satellite, Xinhua news agency reported. The carrier lifted off at 1:45 p.m. local time (05:45 GMT) fro ... more
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More Tasks for China's Moon Mission
Later this year, China will launch a robotic spacecraft to the Moon and back. We have known about this mission for some time, and we know roughly what the mission hopes to achieve. A bell-shaped re- ... more
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China's Circumlunar Spacecraft Unmasked
Later this year, China will send a spacecraft out to the Moon, then return it to Earth. The uncrewed vehicle will fly around the far side of the Moon and use the Moon's gravity to slingshot it back ... more
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China to launch HD observation satellite this year
China will launch Gaofen-2, a high-definition Earth observation satellite, to space this year, according to the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (SASTIND ... more
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Lunar rock collisions behind Yutu damage
Ailing Chinese moon rover Yutu, or "Jade Rabbit," might have been damaged by knocking against rocks on a lunar surface that is more complicated than expected, its designer has said. Yutu, Chin ... more
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China's Fast Track To Circumlunar Mission
Earlier in Space Daily, this analyst presented circumstantial evidence for a future Chinese astronaut mission to the Moon. China seems to be planning a circumlunar flight for the near future, which ... more
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Yutu designer's bittersweet
Jia Yang has two children. One goes to a middle school in Beijing; the other is on the moon. The trials of parenthood have been far more arduous with the second child for Jia, deputy chief designer ... more
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    Chinese moon rover designer shooting for Mars
    The man who designed China's Jade Rabbit moon rover hopes a more advanced version of his creation will be sent to Mars, state media reported, underscoring Beijing's increasingly ambitious space programme. ... more
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    Are China's Astronauts Moonbound
    China has made tremendous progress with its lunar exploration program. It has sent two spacecraft to orbit the Moon and has also landed a robot rover on the surface. Later this year, we expect China ... more
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    Chinese scientists prepare for lunar base life support system
    Beijing (XNA) Jul 01, 2014 China is a step closer to setting up a lunar base after a 105-day manned airtight test, in which the bio-regenerative life support systems of Lunar Palace 1 sustained the ... more
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    China plans to land rover on Mars by 2020
    China is planning to land a rover on Mars by 2020 and bring back samples from the Red Planet a decade later, according to a top scientist with the country's Lunar Exploration Program. The Mars ... more
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    Chinese lunar rover alive but weak
    China's troubled lunar rover Yutu is still alive and functional after more than five months on the moon, a lunar program official said Wednesday. Its functionality has been weakened considerab ... more
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    China's Jade Rabbit moon rover 'alive but struggling'
    China's troubled Jade Rabbit moon rover is still alive after more than five months on the moon but is heading for an icy death, state media reported on Wednesday. ... more
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    Chinese space team survives on worm diet for 105 days
    A Chinese team has emerged from a sealed capsule, in which they subsisted on mealworms and plants for over three months in a study designed to determine if the high-protein diet could be used in len ... more
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    Moon rover Yutu comes closer to public
    A small replica of lunar rover Yutu, the Jade Rabbit, has gone on show in Beijing. The model, half the size of the real rover, is the star of the 17th China Beijing International High-tech Exp ... more
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