STS-107 special report
China launches remote sensing satellite
Posted: Mon, May 30 3:07 PM ET (2007 GMT)
Long March 4B launch of Ziyuan 3-02 (Xinhua) A Long March vehicle placed Chinese and Argentine satellites into orbit May 30. The Long March 4B rocket lifted off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center at 11:17 pm EDT May 29 (0317 GMT, 11:17 am Beijing time May 30) and placed the Ziyuan 3-02 satellite into sun-synchronous orbit. The 2,700-kilogram satellite will serve as a civil remote sensing satellite, providing high-resolution and multispectral images. The rocket also carried two small satellites by Satellogic, an Argentine company, intended to be part of the 25-satellite Aleph-1 constellation for remote sensing.

China launches astronomy satellite
Posted: Sun, Dec 20 12:17 PM ET (1817 GMT)
Long March 2D launch of DAMPE (Xinhua) China launched a satellite Thursday to search for dark matter. A Long March 2D rocket lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 7:12 pm EST Wednesday (0012 GMT, 8:12 am Beijing time Thursday) and placed the Dark Matter Particle Explorer (DAMPE) satellite into a sun-synchronous orbit. The spacecraft, also known as Wukong, will study cosmic rays, seeking potential signatures of dark matter.

Thursday, October 27

Wednesday, October 26

Tuesday, October 25
The Second Meeting of the U.S.-China Space Dialogue
US State Department — 7:03 pm ET (0003 GMT)
How China Is Launching Its Big Move Into The Orbital Economy
Aviation Week — 6:18 pm ET (2318 GMT)
Shedding light on China's dark-sky problem
China Daily — 4:32 am ET (0932 GMT)
Satellite to improve weather forecasts
China Daily — 4:32 am ET (0932 GMT)
Space cadets
China Daily — 4:31 am ET (0931 GMT)

Monday, October 24
China snaps selfies of its space lab
GeekWire — 6:23 pm ET (2323 GMT)
China's Chang'e-2 a success: expert
Xinhua — 4:18 am ET (0918 GMT)

Sunday, October 23
Accompanying satellite launched from Tiangong-2
Xinhua — 6:55 am ET (1155 GMT)

Saturday, October 22
Pool global resources for space exploration
South China Morning Post — 7:46 am ET (1246 GMT)

Friday, October 21