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China's Biotech Sector to Exceed 4 Percent of GDP by 2020[May 03, 2017]

China's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) issued a special plan for biotechnology innovation in the 13th Five-Year Plan which says that China's biotech sector will exceed four percent of GDP by 2020. China is to make some major achievements in biotechnology by 2020, which will promote its development in fields including medicine, agriculture, resources, and environmental protection.

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3 Cargo Vehicles to Serve Nation's Space Program[May 02, 2017]

China will produce two additional types of cargo spacecraft with different functions to service its future manned space station. That will make a total of three, including Tianzhou 1, which is now in space. The space station will consist of three parts-a core module attached to two space labs, each weighing about 20 tons-and will operate for at least 10 years, according to the manned space agency.

science park;South Africa;bilateral cooperation;science and technololgy

China, South Africa Launch Science Park Cooperation[Apr 28, 2017]

China and South Africa officially launched science park cooperation on Monday amid efforts to strengthen bilateral cooperation in science and technology. In a speech delivered at the launch ceremony, Chinese Vice Premier LIU Yandong noted the rapid progress in bilateral science and technology cooperation after China and South Africa established diplomatic relations nearly 20 years ago.

space station;manned space flight;manned space program

China to Conduct Several Manned Space Flights Around 2020[May 02, 2017]

China plans to conduct several manned space flights from 2019 to 2022, during which a 60-tonne space station will be assembled and built. The space station program has been progressing steadily with its key technologies and plans already completed and its relevant flight products being tested.

Jiaolong;submersible;South China Sea

Chinese Submersible Jiaolong Completes Second Dive in South China Sea[May 02, 2017]

Jiaolong, China's manned submersible, conducted its second dive Thursday in the South China Sea. Jiaolong managed to bring 4.5 kilograms of nodule samples, 7 kilograms of encrustation samples, 8 liters of sea water samples collected near the seabed, eight sediment samples and nine basalt samples from the sea.

Tianzhou;Tianzhou-1;Tiangong;Tiangong-2;space lab

Tianzhou-1 Completes Its First in-orbit Refueling Test[Apr 28, 2017]

China's first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 on Thursday completed its first on-orbit refueling test five days after successfully docking with the orbiting Tiangong-2 space lab. Zhang Youxia, chief commander of the mission, said the refueling test was successful. The CPC Central Committee, the State Council and Central Military Commission expressed congratulations to the researchers and staff involved in the mission.


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