China's First Female Astronaut Liu Yang Invited to Communicate with Youth in Thailand

On Aug. 26, Chinese first female astronaut Liu Yang was invited by the Thai government to exchange and share her experience and life on the spaceship with Thai youth in Bangkok. Her visit was warmly w


Academicians in Dialogue with Kids, Debut of Beginners' Book on Science

The launching ceremony of a series of popular science readings In Dialogue with Chinese Academicians (nine copies) was held on Aug. 21st in Shanghai Book Fair. Nine academicians were in dialogue with


Foreigners First to Train in China for Space Mission

40-year-old European female astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti concluded her survival training in waters off the coastal city of Yantai, Shandong province. Two days ago, her colleague and astronaut Matt


Multiple Departments Troubleshoot "Problematic Maps" in Special Action Program

On Aug. 21s, the Ministry of Land and Resources and the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation, together with other departments, kicked off a special action program to troubl


BeiDou Signed 12 Projects; Datong Further Integrates into Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Coordinated Development Strategy

On Aug. 15, the Datong Economic and Technological Development Zone signed12 contracts for investment-promotion projects, with total investment volume of RMB 21.386 billion. This marks the largest cont


BeiDou achieves accuracy to within one to two meters

BeiDou achieves accuracy to within one to two meters

China s domestically-produced satellite navigation system BeiDou is said to have made significant progress on its accuracy.