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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
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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.

Stunning image of Moon's far side and Earth captured by Chinese satellite
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Stunning image of Moon's far side and Earth captured by Chinese satellite

The photographer, the Chinese Longjiang-2 satellite, made its way into lunar orbit in June 2018.

Chang'e-4 probe, rover survive first lunar night, wake up to record-low temperature
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Chang'e-4 probe, rover survive first lunar night, wake up to record-low temperature

Instruments on China's Chang'e-3 moon mission survived 60 lunar nights & continue to be in operation.

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.

China's moon plants die hours after sprouting in freezing lunar night temperatures
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China's moon plants die hours after sprouting in freezing lunar night temperatures

The rover, itself, had gone into 'sleep mode' as the first lunar night since its landing began.

Moon sprouts! First cotton leaf grows in canister on China's Chang'e-4 moon lander
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Moon sprouts! First cotton leaf grows in canister on China's Chang'e-4 moon lander

Other seeds in Chang'e-4's 'moon capsules' are potato, rapeseed, rock cress, yeast & fruit flies!

China plans moon base built from 3D printed material after far-side success
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China plans moon base built from 3D printed material after far-side success

China discussed plans for future moon missions basking in the recent success of Chang'e-4.

China to collect samples from the moon in Chang’e-5 mission by the end of 2019
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China to collect samples from the moon in Chang’e-5 mission by the end of 2019

The agency is aiming to get samples from the moon this year & send a probe to Mars by 2020.

China's Chang'e-4 moon rover 'Jade Rabbit' takes a drive on the moon's far side
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China's Chang'e-4 moon rover 'Jade Rabbit' takes a drive on the moon's far side

Beijing plans to send another lander, Chang'e-5, later this year to return with samples from the far side.

China's Chang'e-4 probe relays first images after historic touchdown on moon's far side
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China's Chang'e-4 probe relays first images after historic touchdown on moon's far side

Chang'e-4's lander and rover make a successful touch down at 10.26 am PT earlier today.

China launches new meteorological satellite, Fengyun-2H, to provide free weather data to Belt and Road Initiative countries
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China launches new meteorological satellite, Fengyun-2H, to provide free weather data to Belt and Road Initiative countries

China has launched the Fengyun-2H meteorological satellite which will provide free weather data to Belt and Road Initiative countries.

China deploys three remote sensing satellites with its Long March-6 launch vehicle
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China deploys three remote sensing satellites with its Long March-6 launch vehicle

It was the third launch of the Jilin-1 family, a remote sensing system of more than 60 satellites developed by the Chang Guang Satellite Technology Co.

China is gearing up to launch a second space lab in 2016
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China is gearing up to launch a second space lab in 2016

China will send its second orbiting space lab Tiangong-2 into space in the third quarter of this year, which is expected to dock with a cargo ship next year, authorities said on Sunday.