spacetoday.net STS-107 special report
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.


China launches communications satellite
Posted: Sat, Dec 12 9:35 AM ET (1535 GMT)
Long March 3B launch of Chinasat-1C (Xinhua) China launched a military communications satellite early Thursday. The Long March 3B rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 11:46 am EST Wednesday (1646 GMT Wednesday, 12:46 am Beijing time Thurdday) and placed the Chinasat-1C satellite into orbit. The satellite is thought to be the second in a series of tactical military communications satellites operating in geostationary orbit.





Thursday, April 28
China aims to reach Mars in 2021
SpaceFlight Insider — 3:27 am ET (0827 GMT)

Wednesday, April 27
China to Launch Mars Rover in 2020
SPACE.com — 6:01 pm ET (2301 GMT)
Chinese sounding rocket launches
Xinhua — 3:26 am ET (0826 GMT)
South China city gears up for satellite tourism
Xinhua — 2:57 am ET (0757 GMT)

Tuesday, April 26

Monday, April 25
Activities held across China for 1st space day
CCTV — 4:44 am ET (0944 GMT)
University long-time cradle of space talent
CCTV — 4:42 am ET (0942 GMT)
Life of engineer in Jiuquan Satellite Launch center
China.org.cn — 4:41 am ET (0941 GMT)
Xi expects new chapter in aerospace development
Xinhua — 4:14 am ET (0914 GMT)

Sunday, April 24
Xinhua Insight: China's long march into space
Xinhua — 5:14 am ET (1014 GMT)

Saturday, April 23
Watch Out SpaceX: China's Space Start Up Industry Takes Flight
Popular Science — 7:34 am ET (1234 GMT)
Beijing, Moscow Have Great Potential for Space Cooperation
Sputnik International — 7:29 am ET (1229 GMT)
China to enter fast track in space exploration
CCTV — 7:26 am ET (1226 GMT)
China to become aerospace power by 2030
Xinhua — 4:51 am ET (0951 GMT)

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