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China's new lunar rover may face challenges on Moon's far side

On January 3, the Chang`e-4 probe, including a lander and a rover, touched down on the Von Karman Crater in the South Pole-Aitken (SPA) Basin on the far side of the moon.

Jan 15, 2019, 15:38 PM IST

Eyeing ISRO's market share, China prepares for first private sector rocket launch

China's government space programme has for long unsuccessfully tried to compete with ISRO for the commercial launch of small and nano satellites.

May 09, 2018, 17:40 PM IST

'Several China's space missions delayed due to failed rocket'

The Long March-5 rocket made its maiden flight in November 2016 from Wenchang, successfully sending its payload into pre-set orbit.

Sep 28, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

China's deep space exploration plans include two probes on Mars and one on Jupiter!

Not just Mars, but China also plans to take its deep space exploration program forward by launching a probe to Jupiter.

Jan 30, 2017, 20:21 PM IST

China releases HD photos of moon

One can create a user account on China's Science and Application Center for Moon and Deepspace Exploration website to download the pictures themselves.

Jan 31, 2016, 20:58 PM IST

China researchers plan Mars mission 'around 2020': State media

Chinese scientists are planning to launch a Mars rover "around 2020", state media reported today, as the country pours billions into its space programme and works to catch up with the US and Europe.

Nov 18, 2014, 19:34 PM IST