Wang Yaping, who became China's second female astronaut in space in 2013, visited the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre this week along with school children as part of a outreach project. #space#astronaut#chinese
China launches carbon-tracking TanSat in record-breaking mission. Mission includes collaboration with the Finnish Meteorological Institute and will help global tracking of carbon dioxide emissions. #space#climatechange#climate#china
Chinese commercial space player ExPace sent three small satellites into orbit on a Kuaizhou-1A solid-fuelled rocket early on Monday as the corporation looks to gain a foothold in the domestic and international launch market.
Two Chinese high-resolution remote sensing satellites are using onboard propulsion to raise their altitudes after an apparent underperformance of their Long March 2D launch vehicle left them in lower than intended orbits.
The China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) are to soon issue an international call for science project proposals from UN member states for the future Chinese space station.