11 January 2015
China's Space Vision released the plans for its first tourist spaceship Jan. 6 and has slated a test flight for the carrier in July, reports China's Tencent news portal. The unnamed tourist passenger spacecraft is anticipated to be able to take its first mission by the end of the year. Jiang Fang, the president of the Beijing-based aerospace technology company, said it has received technical support from multiple space research centers in China for its tourism project.
03 January 2015
Chinese engineers are close to completing the Long March-7 rocket and will soon test its compatibility with the launch site. The Long March-7 is a liquid-fueled, carrier rocket intended to launch China's first cargo spacecraft, which is under development.
02 January 2015
As reported by hobbyspace, "the International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA) based in Hawaii is collaborating with the National Astronomical Observatories -Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC) and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) in the use of the Lunar Ultraviolet Telescope (LUT) on the Chang’e 3 spacecraft that landed on the lunar surface in December 2013. [...] Galaxy observation is a key goal of the LUT and the ILOA on January 1 posted a picture in the Lunar Enterprise Daily.
06 January 2015
China's new generation carrier rocket industrialization base, embracing China's dream of becoming a leading space power, is located in Tianjin Economic Development Zone. The industrialization base now has production capacity for Long March V and Long March VII, two representatives of a new generation of launch vehicles.