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China’s Chang’e-4 probe resumes activities on the far side of the moon for 22nd lunar day
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China’s Chang’e-4 probe resumes activities on the far side of the moon for 22nd lunar day

The Chinese space agency revealed that Yutu-2 will be moving northwest towards a “basalt area” that are some “impact craters with high reflectivity”.

China's Tianwen-1 Mars mission: Science objectives, instruments on the first-of-its-kind tech demo to the Red Planet
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China's Tianwen-1 Mars mission: Science objectives, instruments on the first-of-its-kind tech demo to the Red Planet

If successful,Tianwen-1 will be signified as a major technical breakthrough in interplanetary mission technology.

Successful liftoff of China's Tianwen-1 Mars mission met with celebration, suspicion on Twitter
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Successful liftoff of China's Tianwen-1 Mars mission met with celebration, suspicion on Twitter

The lander and rover will perform a soft landing on Utopia Planitia, around two to three months after it arrives to Mars.

China launches first Tianwen-1 orbiter-lander-rover mission to Mars today; CNSA yet to confirm success
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China launches first Tianwen-1 orbiter-lander-rover mission to Mars today; CNSA yet to confirm success

The launch is an open secret, with CNSA not particularly hiding the relevant information but not being very forthcoming with it either.

China's new high-res satellite can provide best stereo imagery in the East, says CCTV
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China's new high-res satellite can provide best stereo imagery in the East, says CCTV

Gaofen satellites are helping China build an all-weather, 24x7, global remote sensing system by 2020 that can monitor ground, sky, and the oceans.

To the Moon & back: Future missions planned by various countries to our natural satellite
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To the Moon & back: Future missions planned by various countries to our natural satellite

Even with all the progress we've made in space exploration, something's always taking us back to our natural satellite.

China nails first Long March rocket launch at sea, places seven satellites in orbit
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China nails first Long March rocket launch at sea, places seven satellites in orbit

With the ability to launch from sea, China can now deploy satellites from a mobile platform anywhere offshore.

NASA set to collaborate with China's space agency on lunar landing research
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NASA set to collaborate with China's space agency on lunar landing research

NASA and CNSA have agreed that any major findings will be shared with the global research community.

After successful rover mission China seeks to establish international lunar base
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After successful rover mission China seeks to establish international lunar base

China seeks to establish international lunar base using 3D printing technology after successful rover mission

China's lunar probe Chang'e 4 sends panoramic image of moon's far side
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China's lunar probe Chang'e 4 sends panoramic image of moon's far side

Chang'e 4 sent the first panoramic image of its landing site since its historic arrival on the moon.

Chinese space probe is moving into position to land on the dark side of the moon
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Chinese space probe is moving into position to land on the dark side of the moon

The far side or the “dark side” of the moon is never visible from Earth and China will be the first to land there.

China launches relay satellite to explore the dark side of the moon
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China launches relay satellite to explore the dark side of the moon

China aims to catch up with Russia and the United States to become a major space power by 2030. It is planning to launch construction of its own manned space station next year.

Chinese space initiatives including its lunar mission delayed due to failure of heavy-lift carrier rocket
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Chinese space initiatives including its lunar mission delayed due to failure of heavy-lift carrier rocket

The launch of the China's new heavy-lift rocket, the Long March-5 Y2, carrying the heaviest ever satellite, failed in July.

China announces its plans to launch a lunar space probe for samples from moon before year's end
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China announces its plans to launch a lunar space probe for samples from moon before year's end

China announced plans on Tuesday to launch a space probe to bring back samples from the moon before the end of the year, in what state media cast as competition to U.S. President Donald Trump's ambitions to revitalise U.S. space exploration.

China plans to reach Mars by 2020; to follow in the footsteps of US's Viking 1 mission
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China plans to reach Mars by 2020; to follow in the footsteps of US's Viking 1 mission

Work is proceeding quickly on China's planned mission to land a rover on Mars by 2020, the chief administrator of the country's ambitious space program said Friday.