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China Ramps Up Plans To Put Man On The Moon

How soon will China be able to put a man on the moon? Give them about three years, says our Final Frontiers columnist.

Space Ginseng, Anyone?

Ginseng, a herb with a long history in traditional Chinese medicine, has made its first trip to space and back aboard the Shenzhou-10 spacecraft.

Chinese Astronaut Wang Yaping Gives Lecture From Space

Chinese astronaut Wang Yaping conducted on Thursday a lecture from the Tiangong-1 space module.

Shenzhou-10 Successfully Docks With Tiangong Space Lab

China's Shenzhou-10 manned spacecraft successfully completed an automated docking procedure with the Tiangong-1 space lab on Thursday.

China To Launch Tiangong-2 Space Module In 2015 As Precursor To Space Station

The Tiangong-2 lab module will be launched in two years as a precursor to the building of a space station in 2020.

China To Launch Shenzhou-10 Spacecraft Later This Year

China's Shenzhou-10 spacecraft will be launched sometime between June and August, the China National Space Administration announced.

Chinese Academics Unveil Their Top 10 Innovations Of 2012

Academics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering have voted in their top 10 scientific innovations of 2012.

Chinese Taikonauts To Grow Vegetables On Moon

Chinese astronauts are researching how to grow fresh vegetables in space, reports the state-run Xinhua news agency.

Shenzhou-9 Debrief: Mission Was A Full Success

During a media session on Friday, Wang Zhaoyao, director of China’s Manned Space Engineering Office, described the Shenzhou-9 mission as a full success.

Shenzhou-9 Completes Manual Docking With Tiangong-1 Space Station

China's Shenzhou-9 successfully demonstrated today the capability for manual docking with the Tiangong-1 space laboratory — a know how till now only shared by the US and Russia.