BY SILVI WRITER and GLOBAL TIMES China should be prepared for both cooperation and competition with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), said a Chinese expert on Thursday after NASA photographed China’s new lunar lander on the far side of the moon. The Business Insider reported on Wednesday that a month after China pulled off its historic Chang’e 4 mission, which landed robots on … Continue reading Space competition ‘Inevitable’ between China and US
BY SILVI WRITER China is not ‘a major space power’ yet, says a leading Chinese rocket expert, who also urges the United States to “be fair-minded and unprejudiced” toward China’s space missions. In a recent interview with the Global Times in Zhuhai, southern China’s Guangdong Province, Yang Yiqiang, the first commander-in-chief of the Long March 11 solid-fuel carrier rockets project, said the US “still takes … Continue reading China ‘Not Yet’ a major space power
BY SILVI WRITER China made a huge leap forward in space exploration last week by successfully landing an unmanned probe on the Moon’s far side. On Thursday China landed a robotic spacecraft called Chang’e 4 on the dark side of the Moon in a space exploration world first, touching down at 10.26am local time (2.26am GMT). It became the first country to do so. But … Continue reading Space Race between China and the US???
BY GLOBAL TIMES and SILVI WRITER Tiangong-2, China’s first space lab, is likely to serve major national projects, leading scientific research and economic projects, such as the Belt and Road initiative, scientific research on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei integration. Data acquired by China’s Tiangong-2 space lab has assisted more than 70 research projects since it began orbiting in space more than 820 days ago, the Global … Continue reading China’s Space Lab to ‘serve’ Belt & Road