Space Debris Disrupts Shanghai Air Traffic

Shanghai Daily (via Adam Minter) reports that fears of incoming debris from a Russian space probe convinced air traffic controllers to suspend landings at the city’s airports last month: The regulators asked the planes to...

China to Join Hands with Russia in Mars Mission – Xin Kuai Bao

Translated by CDT from Xin Kuai Bao (Êñ∞Âø´Êä•): A foreign affairs spokesperson for the National Space Administration (ÂõΩÂÆ∂Ëà™Â§©Â±Ä) said that China is going to launch twin Mars explorers on a Russian-made rocket in 2009. The twin crafts will be developed and produced by China and Russia. China’s will do the same job as its moon […]



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