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China launches reconnaissance satellite
Posted: Fri, Aug 28 7:50 PM ET (2350 GMT)
Long March 4C launch of Yaogan 27 (Xinhua) A Chinese Long March 4 rocket placed an Earth imaging satellite into orbit on Thursday. The Long March 4C rocket lifted off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center at 10:31 pm EDT Wednesday (0231 GMT, 10:31 am Beijing time Thursday) and placed the Yaogan 27 satellite into orbit successfully. According to state-run media, the satellite will be used for various civil applications, but the Yaogan series is widely believed outside of China to also serve military applications.

China launches navigation satellites
Posted: Fri, Jul 31 2:20 PM ET (1820 GMT)
Long March 3B Beidou launch, July 2015 (Xinhua) China launched a pair of Beidou navigation satellites July 25. The Long March 3B rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 8:29 am EDT (1229 GMT, 8:29 pm Beijing time) July 25 and placed the two satellites into medium Earth orbit. The satellites are part of the third phase of the country's navigation system, expanding its coverage from its current regional scope to a global one.

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Monday, August 31

Thursday, August 27
Chinese spy payload fired into orbit
Spaceflight Now — 7:59 pm ET (2359 GMT)
Long March 4C lofts latest Yaogan Weixing satellite — 5:51 am ET (0951 GMT)

Wednesday, August 26
Key parts added to massive radio telescope
Xinhua — 5:39 am ET (0939 GMT)

Saturday, August 22
China's Long March 5 Space Rocket Stretches Its Legs
Popular Science — 9:57 am ET (1357 GMT)

Friday, August 21

Thursday, August 20
Experts discuss future of China's space race in Harbin
Want China Times — 6:42 am ET (1042 GMT)

Wednesday, August 19
US Sees Space as Next Potential Battlefield With China
Sputnik International — 7:19 pm ET (2319 GMT)

Monday, August 17
China tests carrier rocket's power system
Xinhua — 8:05 pm ET (0005 GMT)

Friday, August 7
US-China: Civil Space Dialogue
The Diplomat — 5:31 am ET (0931 GMT)

Thursday, August 6
Op-ed | China, Talk and Cooperation in Space
Space News — 7:51 pm ET (2351 GMT)

Tuesday, August 4
China to launch Jilin-1 satellite in Oct.
Xinhua — 5:11 am ET (0911 GMT)
For the first time Chinese research to fly on NASA's space station
Houston Chronicle — 4:44 am ET (0844 GMT)

Monday, August 3