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China's BeiDou System to Provide Danger Alert Service for Global Users[Sep 21, 2018]

China's BeiDou navigation satellites will provide danger alerts and navigation services for global users after the successful launch of two satellites on Wednesday. In the future, the BeiDou navigation system will be able to send feedback information to people in danger, notifying them that their calls were received.

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Science Literacy Is Boosted in Beijing[Sep 20, 2018]

China will work with other nations and international science organizations to facilitate the sharing of resources and practices for promoting scientific literacy around the world, the Beijing Declaration for Promoting Public Science Literacy Across the World said. The declaration was adopted by attendees during the closing ceremony of the World Conference on Science Literacy.

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China Plans Two Mars Missions by 2028[Sep 20, 2018]

China will launch two Mars missions in 2020 and 2028 as four deep space exploration missions are planned before 2030. The first Mars probe will be launched in 2020, which is expected to orbit, land and put a rover on the Red Planet in 2021, after ten months of flying. The second Mars probe is scheduled for 2028 to bring samples back to Earth. China will also probe asteroids and undertake an exploration mission to the Jupiter system around 2030.

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China Launches Twin BeiDou-3 Satellites[Sep 20, 2018]

China on Wednesday evening successfully sent twin BeiDou-3 navigation satellites into space on a single carrier rocket. The twin satellites are the 37th and 38th editions of the BeiDou navigation system. After a series of tests and evaluations, they will work together with 12 BeiDou-3 satellites already in orbit.

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Space Lab Working Beyond Life Span[Sep 20, 2018]

China's Tiangong II space laboratory, which has exceeded its designed life span, remains in space and is still able to conduct scientific tasks. China plans to start putting together its first manned space station around 2020. The space station is expected to be fully operational around 2022 and is set to operate for about 15 years, according to the China Academy of Space Technology.

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Survey Ships to Support Fishing Sector[Sep 19, 2018]

Chinese engineers have completed construction of the country's two largest scientific survey vessels for marine fishing, and the ships are expected to significantly improve China's ability to conduct marine fishing scientific research, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said.


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