There is as much as 120 parts per million of water (as hydroxyl and/or H2O) in the lunar regolith, new data from the lander of China’s Chang’e-5 lunar probe has revealed.
In a new world record, China's "artificial sun" project has sustained a nuclear fusion reaction for more than 17 min. Superheated plasma reached almost 70 million degrees C— that's roughly five times hotter than the sun.
China has launched three astronauts into orbit to begin occupation of the country's new space station - Tianhe. This 16.6m-long, 4.2m-wide Tianhe cylinder was launched in April.
Whereas NASA is seeking partners for its Artemis Program, Russia and China are pursuing an agreement of their own. They call it the International Lunar Research Station (ILRS), and they too are looking for partners.
Carbon pollution from China's coal-intensive economy last year outstripped the carbon pollution of the US, the EU, and other developed nations combined, making up a 27 % of all greenhouse gas emissions worldwide.
A Chinese probe transferred rocks it gathered from the moon to an orbiter on Sunday in preparation for returning samples to Earth for the first time in almost 45 years, the country's space agency announced.
The HL-2M Tokamak reactor is China's largest and most advanced nuclear fusion experimental research device, and scientists hope that the device can potentially unlock a powerful clean energy source.
China sent "the world's first 6G test satellite" into the orbit with a launch of Long March 6 carrier rocket on Friday. The satellite will become "the first technical verification of terahertz communication" tested in space.
On Sept. 4th, China launched a new and mysterious spacecraft. The nature of the spacecraft remains unknown, but it’s a reusable spaceplane. The spaceplane spent two days in orbit before coming home.