China launches new BeiDou satellite2019-04-21
China sent a new satellite of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) into space from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province at 10:41 p.m. Saturday.
Scientists expect astronomical breakthroughs with FAST2019-04-04
An international team of astronomers are making observation plans for the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), by far the largest telescope ever built, expecting discoveries to change human understanding of the universe.
China launches new data relay satellite2019-04-01
China sent a new data relay satellite into orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province late Sunday night.
Chinese telescope collects more than 11 mln spectra2019-03-30
China has released 11.25 million spectra of celestial objects acquired by the Large Sky Area Multi-Object Fiber Spectroscopic Telescope (LAMOST) to astronomers worldwide, according to the National Astronomical Observatories of China (NAOC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Friday.
Major test of crucial rocket parts finished2019-03-28
Chinese engineers have successfully tested components of what is expected to be the nation's largest and mightiest rocket engine, according to China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp, the country's leading space contractor.