Space Expert Zhang Bonan: China's New Generation of Manned Spacecraft "Recoverable"

Zhang Bonan, an NPC member and chief designer of the manned spacecraft system from the China Academy of Space Technology of the CASC suggested on March 10 th that China s space station project is bein


China's Manned Space Program to Finish the Second Step and Enter the "Space Station Era" in 2017

China s manned space program spokesperson revealed recently that after the completion of the missions of the maiden test flight of Long March-7 launch vehicle, Tiangong-2 and manned Shenzhou-11 spacec (2017-05-02)

Yang Yuanxi Dwells on BeiDou-3: New Global-coverage Location Reporting Function

Yang Yuanxi, a member of the CPPCC National Committee and the deputy chief designer of the BDS received an interview by the Xinhua News Agency during the two sessions of the NPC and CPPCC. Technology: (2017-04-26)

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 (2017-04-26)

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)

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.