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China launches its first shared education satellite aboard Long March-2D

The rocket also carried Zhangheng 1, an electromagnetic satellite to study earthquake data along with five other miniaturized satellites, Xinhua news agency reported.

Feb 02, 2018, 18:22 PM IST

China launches land exploration satellite

A Long March-2D rocket carried the satellite into space.

Dec 03, 2017, 12:36 PM IST

Aliens or cosmic rays? Chinese satellite detects unexpected signals

This might bring scientists a step closer to shedding light on invisible dark matter.

Nov 30, 2017, 13:21 PM IST

Chinese satellite seeking dark matter detects 1.6 bn particles

The satellite that China launched into space last year to explore dark matter - thought to be the invisible part of the cosmos - has already detected 1.6 billion particles, officials said on Saturday.

Nov 12, 2016, 13:14 PM IST

Mysterious debris crash-lands in northern Myanmar

A large metal cylinder thought to be from a Chinese satellite or aircraft fell from the sky and slammed into a jade mining area in northern Myanmar, state media reported on Friday.

Nov 11, 2016, 13:18 PM IST

China mulls double satellite launches to save cost

China launched two satellites for its Beidou global navigation and positioning system into space atop a carrier Long March 3B rocket two days ago.

May 02, 2012, 19:14 PM IST

Chinese satellite provides navigation service

China`s indigenous Beidou Navigation Satellite System began providing initial positioning and navigation services to China and its surrounding areas.

Dec 27, 2011, 13:41 PM IST

Russia launches Chinese satellite

A Russian Proton-M rocket completed the successful launch today of an advanced Chinese communications satellite that should help expand television
coverage in parts of Southeast Asia.

Nov 26, 2011, 15:10 PM IST