China has developed its space program rapidly since it conducted its first crewed mission in 2003.
China launches a new communications satellite, APSTAR-6C which will provide transmission across APAC region
The satellite was sent into orbit by the Long March-3B carrier rocket. This was the 273rd mission of the Long March rocket series
China has successfully tested a solid-fuel variable flow ramjet engine which could enhance the real combat ability of the country.
China plans to conduct some 30 space launch missions in 2017, a record-breaking number in the country's space history, said China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.
China's aerospace technology company has unveiled the first satellite smartphone designed for use with the country's first mobile communications satellite, Tiantong-1 (TT-1), media reports said.
China has unveiled its Mars rover being developed to scurry the Red Planet's surface for signs of water and life.