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The center later verified that Chang'e-3 had entered the 100 km-high lunar circular orbit.
China's current lunar programme involves orbiting the Moon, landing on its surface and bringing back lunar samples. It is a technological feat thus far achived only by the Soviet Union and U.S. Towards the middle of this month, China intends to
The Chang'e-3 blasted off from a Long March 3B rocket in Sichuan province located in southwest China and is expected to land on the moon's surface in mid-December. The new space effort comes just over a decade after the country first sent an
David Shukman visits an exhibition in Beijing that explores China's obsession with the Moon The Moon could be a "beautiful" source of minerals and energy, a top Chinese scientist has told the BBC. Exotic materials including helium-3 and the potential
Simon Chang's life as an internationally renowned fashion designer is far removed from the reality of life for students at Vancouver's Britannia Secondary School. But Chang, who grew up the youngest of four children living with his family on Keefer
As potential sponsors line up to cash in on the world-class tournament in Brazil, about Bt4 billion worth of marketing activities and events will be pumped into the market. Meanwhile, RS expects to bag Bt700 million from managing all the media rights.
JIA in San Francisco ( China Daily) New technology planned for tour adds to risks, scientists say China is counting down to the launch of its first lunar rover mission, which will blast off early next month. While final touches are being put on the
Just ten years after China first sent an astronaut into space, it is now preparing to launch its first mission to the moon...The Chinese unmanned Chang'e 3 moon lander is set to lift-off from Sichuan province in early December, and will orbit the
China will land its first probe on the moon in early December which will deploy a buggy to explore its surface, an official said on Tuesday, marking a major milestone in the country's space ambitions. China has already photographed the surface of the
Video Video Video In 2007, China launched its first moon orbiter, the Chang'e One orbiter, named after a lunar goddess, which took images of the surface and analysed the distribution of elements...Yutu means jade rabbit, a reference to Chang'e pet