Space China

2017-04-17 15:20 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

A Long March-7 Y2 carrier rocket was transferred to the launch pad at Wenchang Satellite Launch Center in south China's Hainan Province on Monday morning, ready for the launch of Tianzhou-1.

2017-04-17 10:15 GMT+8

By CGTN’ John Zarrella

2017-04-20 08:12 GMT+8

After decades of planning and seven years of construction, China’s newest spaceport, the Wenchang Space Launch Center, witnessed its inaugural launch mission on 25 June 2016, with the successful launch of a CZ-7 rocket from Launch Complex 201. 

2017-04-19 18:02 GMT+8