NASA and China collaborate on Moon mission

World / Science & Health Jan 19, 2019

NASA and China collaborate on Moon mission

The space agencies of the United States and China are coordinating efforts on moon exploration, NASA said Friday as it navigates a strict legal framework aimed at preventing technology transfer to China. "With the required approval from Congress, NASA has been in discussions with China ...

In space, the U.S. sees a rival in China

Asia Pacific / Science & Health Jan 6, 2019

In space, the U.S. sees a rival in China

During the Cold War, U.S. eyes were riveted on the Soviet Union's rockets and satellites. In recent years, it has been China's space programs that have most worried U.S. strategists. China, whose space effort is run by the People's Liberation Army, today launches more rockets ...

China lands probe on far side of moon: state TV

Asia Pacific Jan 3, 2019

China lands probe on far side of moon: state TV

A Chinese lunar rover landed on the far side of the moon Thursday, a global first that boosts Beijing's ambitions to become a space superpower. After touching down, the Chang'e 4 probe sent a photo of the far side to the Queqiao satellite, which is ...