New Scientist’s Jacob Aron reports that China’s Jade Rabbit moon rover has been...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 27, 2012
China’s Beidou satellite navigation system is now open to commercial use across the Asia-Pacific region one year after its civilian debut within China, offering an alternative or addition to the American-run Global...
by Melissa M. Chan | Nov 18, 2012
After launching a second satellite for Venezuela, Chinese state media reports China is now planning for a launch of a second African satellite. This announcement comes amid recent tensions in Africa surrounding the murder of two...
by Melissa M. Chan | Apr 8, 2012
As Pyongyang prepares for their upcoming rocket launch, Beijing held trilateral talks in Ningbo with Japan and South Korea to discuss the situation in the region, AP reports. Despite Beijing’s expression of ‘concern’, Chinese...
by Melissa M. Chan | Mar 25, 2012
As China expresses concern over North Korea’s plan to launch missiles, President Barack Obama urged China to increase it’s influence over North Korea. While Seoul and Washington believe that the missile launch is a facade for...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 10, 2011
A post at Wired Science describes a recent presentation by the head of the National Geophysical Data Center’s Earth Observatory Group, on how economic and political developments are illustrated by changes in artificial...
by cdtstaff | Oct 28, 2011
A draft report by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission claims that in 2007 and 2008, two U.S. satellites were hacked into, most likely by the Chinese military. From Information Week: China’s military was...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 11, 2011
The final shuttle launch last week has brought renewed attention to the different trajectories of China and America’s space programs. From The Associated Press: China is still far behind the U.S. in space technology and...
by Morgan Figuers | Sep 6, 2008
From Reuters: China on Saturday launched two satellites it said would monitor the environment and help reduce natural disasters, Xinhua news agency reported. The satellites, fired from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in...
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