Europe's Sentinel-2B Environmental Monitoring Satellite Successfully Sent into Orbit

At 1:49 a.m. GMT (9:49 Beijing time), a Vega launch vehicle successfully sent Europe s Sentinel-2B environmental monitoring satellite into orbit from Kourou Space Center, French Guiana. According the


Space-transportation Company run by Jeff Bezos Wins European Launch Deal

The Wall Street Journal reported on March 8 that the space-transportation company run by Amazon.com Inc. chairman and CEO Jeff Bezos on March 7th announced European satellite operator Eutelsat SA is i (2017-04-26)

Yang Yuanxi: BeiDou-3 to Improve Laser Communication and Satellite Search and Rescue Capabilities

Yang Yuanxi, a member of the CPPCC, a CAS academician and the deputy chief architect of the BDS suggested on March 6 that China will launch six to eight BeiDou-3 satellites this year. Several of the m (2017-04-24)

China to Launch a Mars Probe in 2020

On the afternoon of March 6th, Academician Wan Weixing of the CAS suggested when deliberating the Report of the Government in the session with Hubei delegation that China was about to launch a Mars pr (2017-04-24)

CPPCC Member Bao Weimin: China's Space Launch Capacity is Still "in Short Supply"

March 2nd-China s Long March series of carrier rocket will conduct 28 launch missions in 2017, reaching a record high. Bo Weimin, a CPPCC National Committee member and Chairman of the Science and Tech (2017-04-24)

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.