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Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

China Launches Remote-Sensing Micro-Nano Satellites

On June 15, 2017, China launched two remote-sensing micro-nano satellites on a Long March-4B rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China's Gobi Desert. The OVS-1A and the OVS-1B, the first two satellites of Zhuhai-I remote-sensing...

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

China Launches Two Remote-Sensing Satellites, Orbits May Not Last Months

On Dec. 28, 2016, China launched a pair of high-resolution remote-sensing satellites from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in Shanxi Province, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The satellites, SuperView-1 01/02, were launched on a Long March 2D...

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Chinese Space Station Falling Back to Earth

China's Tiangong-1 space station, which has been orbiting Earth since 2011 to test technologies the country will use for a planned space station it will launch in 2020s, is out of control and falling back to Earth....

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

World’s Highest Bridge Nears Completion in China

Chinese engineers have completed the structure of what is expected to become the world's highest bridge, local authorities said. The Beipanjiang Bridge, in mountainous southwestern China, soars 565 metres (1,854 feet) above a river, the Guizhou provincial...

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

China Launches Gaofen-3

On Aug. 9, 2016, China launched its Gaofen-3 remote-sensing satellite aboard a Long March-4C rocket. Designed by the China Academy of Space Technology, Gaofen-3 features a multi-polarized C-band synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) sensor at meter-level resolution. The new...

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Loughborough University Engineers Selected to Safeguard and Develop China’s Sustainable Agriculture

A £1 million project to boost sustainable agriculture in China is being led by aerospace engineers at Loughborough University. Professor Wen-Hua Chen and his research team from the Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering are part of...

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

China to Launch 14 Meteorological Satellites into Space

China plans to launch one Fengyun-II satellite, four Fengyun-III, three Fengyun-IV and another six for multiple meteorological purposes by 2025, Wu Yanhua, deputy head of the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence, said....

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Activists Map China’s Worsening Water Pollution

The Chinese government acknowldges that 60 percent of the country's water is contaminated, however this statistic doesn't help locals understand their water quality. Activists have stepped into the gap to create the MyH20 to map, measure  and...

Monday, June 13th, 2016

China’s High-Orbit Remote Sensing Satellite Enters Service

China's Gaofen-4 high-orbit remote sensing satellite is now in operation after a six-month testing period. The satellite was launched in December of 2015 as the first high-orbit (36,000 kilometers) installment of the Gaofen series. The low Earth orbit counterparts can...

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

China Launches New Civilian High Resolution Imaging Satellite

China launched a high-resolution mapping satellite dubbed Ziyaun II 02 on Monday from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Taiyuan. The new satellite will be used in land resource surveys, natural disaster prevention, agricultural development, water resources management,...

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