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China launches astronomy satellite
Posted: Sun, Dec 20 12:17 PM ET (1717 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 (1435 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.

China launches reconnaissance satellite
Posted: Sat, Nov 28 3:51 PM ET (2051 GMT)
China launched the latest in a series of reconnaissance satellites on Thursday. A Long March 4C rocket lifted off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center...

China launches communications satellite for Laos
Posted: Sat, Nov 21 6:11 PM ET (2311 GMT)
A Long March rocket successfully launched a communications satellite developed for Laos. The Long March 3B lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at...

China launches military communications satellite
Posted: Wed, Nov 4 7:16 PM ET (0016 GMT)
A Long March rocket launched a satellite thought to be a military communications satellite on early Wednesday. The Long March 3B rocket launched from the...

Monday, May 2
Time for fresh thinking about collaboration in space
The Space Review — 5:05 pm ET (2105 GMT)

Friday, April 29
Senior officer expects moon visit by 2036
China Daily — 5:16 am ET (0916 GMT)
China aims for manned moon landing by 2036
Reuters — 4:29 am ET (0829 GMT)

Thursday, April 28
China aims to reach Mars in 2021
SpaceFlight Insider — 4:27 am ET (0827 GMT)

Wednesday, April 27
China to Launch Mars Rover in 2020 — 7:01 pm ET (2301 GMT)
Chinese sounding rocket launches
Xinhua — 4:26 am ET (0826 GMT)
South China city gears up for satellite tourism
Xinhua — 3:57 am ET (0757 GMT)

Tuesday, April 26

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