A collection of 130 million years old fossils, smuggled from China into Canada seven years ago, was officially transferred to the Chinese government Tuesday. The priceless prehistoric fossils were returned by the Canadian government at a ceremony at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa, marking the country's first return of culture property to China.
CHINA will be able to land two to three astronauts on the moon by 2025, with the South Pole the most likely landing site, authorities of the Chinese lunar exploration program said. Long Lehao, deputy chief engineer of the program, told the Yangtze Daily yesterday that China will be "technically mature" enough to send humans to the moon by 2025.
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Monday unveiled an image of the moon's Sinus Iridum, or Bay of Rainbows, photographed by Chang'e-2, marking the success of China's second lunar probe mission. The image was photographed by a charge-coupled device (CCD) camera on the Chang'e-2 lunar probe from a height of 18.7 km over the moon on Oct. 28.
China launched a new meteorological satellite early Friday morning, from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern China's Shanxi Province.
A Long March-4C carrier rocket carried the satellite, the second of China's Fengyun-3 (FY-3) series, into space at 2:37 a.m. (Beijing Time).
China early Monday morning successfully launched its sixth orbiter which will form part of its indigenous satellite-navigation and -positioning network. A Long March-3C carrier rocket carrying the "Beidou," or Compass, navigation satellite took off at 0:26 a.m. Monday from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province.
A team of Australian and Chinese scientists on Friday announced they have pioneered a new method to make clean energy from land contaminated with toxic waste. The collaboration between researchers from Australia's CRC for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE), and its offshore partners HLM Asia Group and Shaoguan University of China, on Friday delivered proof of concept ...
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