04 July 2014
A United Nations initiative is strengthening drought monitoring and early warning in the Asia Pacific region, with the help of China and India. The two space faring countries of this region help the others in drought monitoring and early warnings. China and India provide satellite data and develop this data into products. They also train the experts which are involved in the drought monitoring and warning mechanism for Asia and the Pacific.
03 July 2014
Jia Yang has two children. One goes to a middle school in Beijing; the other is on the Moon. The trials of parenthood have been far more arduous with the second child for Jia, deputy Chief Designer of the Chang'e-3 lunar probe, who led a team to develop China's first moon rover, Yutu, or Jade Rabbit.
01 July 2014
Dr Morris Jones, Australia's leading space analyst is analysing the options for the next Chinese lunar mission and for possible human cislunar and lander missions to Earth's natural satellite. He is evaluating the question whether the next mission is already a test for a future Chinese circumlunar manned mission.
30 June 2014
Russia is ready to work with China to explore the Moon and Mars, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Monday. “If we talk about manned space flights and exploration of outer space, as well as joint exploration of the solar system, primarily it is the Moon and Mars, we are ready to go forth with our Chinese friends, hand in hand,” Rogozin said during a roundtable held within the framework of The First Russia-China Expo.