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.

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
New company set up to develop space economy
Global Times — 4:08 am ET (0908 GMT)

Thursday, October 20