Space China

2017-04-17 15:20 GMT+8

China’s first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou 1 is now orbiting independently in space after successfully separating from the Tiangong 2 space lab.

2017-06-21 14:22 GMT+8

The second Long March 5, China's own heavy-lift launch vehicle (HLLV), has arrived at southern China's Wenchang city, where it will be launched in June.

2017-04-30 19:29 GMT+8

China on Thursday successfully refueled its Tiangong-2 space lab in orbit, proving it has mastered the last crucial piece of technology to fulfill the country's space station ambition.

2017-04-27 20:26 GMT+8

China’s first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 on Thursday completed its first on-orbit refueling test five days after successfully docking with the orbiting Tiangong-2 space lab.

2017-04-27 19:13 GMT+8

China's first space cargo ship, the Tianzhou-1, is about to refuel the Tiangong-2 space lab for the first time, using "in-flight refueling" techniques.

2017-04-27 14:40 GMT+8

China’s first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 has successfully completed its automated docking with the Tiangong-2 space lab on Saturday around noon, two days after blasting off from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in Hainan Province.

2017-04-22 12:53 GMT+8

China's cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 is now approaching the Tiangong-2 space lab, preparing for the first docking later on Saturday.

2017-04-22 12:03 GMT+8

You're in control. You're responsible for delivering something that your colleagues have worked on for years. Succeed and you're a hero. Fail and you're the one to blame.

2017-04-24 21:56 GMT+8

China has risen to become a pioneer in space exploration, but despite the country’s many giant steps and accelerating strides, the journey of a thousand miles is far from over as Beijing eyes its own space station and far beyond that: landing on Mars.

2017-04-19 09:30 GMT+8

China's Long March-5 Y2 carrier rocket departed northern China's Tianjin Port for the launch base in southern Hainan Province on Monday.

2017-04-24 21:07 GMT+8

China's first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 successfully entered orbit on Thursday evening local time, 596 seconds after blasting off on the back of a Long March-7 Y2 carrier rocket launched from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in south China’s Hainan Province at 19:41 BJT.

2017-04-20 20:07 GMT+8

China’s first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1, blasted off on Thursday evening aboard a Long March-7 Y2 carrier rocket from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in south China’s Hainan Province.

2017-04-20 19:45 GMT+8

The launch of China's first cargo-carrying spacecraft will represent a new milestone in the country's rapidly developing space program.

2017-04-20 15:03 GMT+8

Since the 1990s, China has established and pursued its three-step strategic plan for realizing its manned space program. The upcoming mission of the Tianzhou-1 cargo spacecraft brings the country even closer to completing a major step forward.

2017-04-20 17:55 GMT+8

By CGTN’s Ge Yunfei

2017-04-20 14:36 GMT+8

Tianzhou-1, China's first cargo spacecraft, is ready for launch, announced the Hainan-based Wenchang Space Launch Center on Tuesday.

2017-04-19 14:39 GMT+8

China's space programme has come far in just a few decades and could soon overtake the US and Russia, international experts are predicting as China prepares to launch another key mission into orbit. 

2017-04-18 22:36 GMT+8

By CGTN's Wu Lei

2017-04-20 14:32 GMT+8

By CGTN's Ge Yunfei

2017-04-17 17:07 GMT+8

A journey to space is just a dream for everyone but an exclusive club of astronauts from a few countries, China among them, around the world.

2017-04-17 15:46 GMT+8

By CGTN's Wu Lei ‍

2017-04-17 13:30 GMT+8