China's Massive Telescope and the Global Quest to Find Aliens

We examine China’s role in the global quest to find ET and transport you to Guizhou to visit the world’s largest filled-aperture radio telescope.

by Matthew Bossons, 24 May 2019

China to Launch Artificial Moon into Orbit in 2020

The orbital object will have an optical range of up to 80 kilometers and be bright enough to replace street lights.

by Sunny Wang, 17 October 2018

China Plans to Reach Mars by 2021

China is also planning a space mission to Jupiter.

by Sunny Wang, 25 September 2018

Animals and Plants are Now Living on the Moon – Thanks to China

There is now known life elsewhere in our solar system, thanks to the China National Space Administration’s Chang’e-4 moon rover.

by Matthew Bossons, 07 January 2019

China Releases Ambitious Space Plan for 2020

Beijing has made space exploration a key part in the country’s developmental goals.

by Ryan Gandolfo, 21 January 2020

China Lands Probe on Moon's Far Side, Makes Space Exploration History

Today's successful landing of the probe is being hailed as a major milestone in China's mission to rival the US and Russia in the field of space exploration.

by Matthew Bossons, 03 January 2019

Meet 'Big Sister' Zhou Chengyu – China's Youngest Ever Space Commander

The 24-year-old from Guizhou province has played a key role in the Moon-exploration mission of the Chang'e 5 spacecraft.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 16 December 2020

Chinese Scientists Have New Plan to Prevent Massive Asteroid Strike

The National Space Science Center has a plan – and it doesn’t involve Bruce Willis or a nuclear bomb.

by Matthew Bossons, 11 June 2020

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