22 February 2016
China's first independent Mars mission will see an orbiter, lander and a rover. Andrew Jones from the gbtimes webportal asked Dr. Wu Ji, Director General of the National Space Science Centre - NSSC - about the scientific ambitions of the central Asian country in space.  
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17 February 2016
Chinese scientists announced on Tuesday a research program "Taiji" that will study gravitational waves from the merging of binary black holes and other celestial bodies.
Hu Wenrui, chief scientist of the program, announced the launch of three satellites to detect gravitational waves around 2030 and complementary research with the European Space Agency (ESA) laser interferometer space antenna (LISA) project, which plans to launch satellites around 2035.
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16 February 2016
Chinese scientists have developed a system to measure the leak rate for a vacuum environment which will be used in the country's third step moon exploration program. According to scientists at the Lanzhou Institute of Physics under the China Academy of Space Technology, the measurement system will help scientists figures out a better way to preserve samples from the moon, which are stored in a vacuum capsule, increasing the accuracy of research.
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14 February 2016
China's domestic gravitational wave research project "Tianqin," at Sun Yat-sen University, Institute of Astronomy and Space Science in south China's Guangdong Province will be set-up in four stages over the next 15 to 20 years. The project includes the launch of three high-orbit satellites to detect gravitational wave. Sun Yat-sen University is willing to cooperate with other institutions, and has plans for 15,000 square meters of observatory and laboratory on Fenghuang Mountain in Zhuhai City, Guangdong.
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16 February 2016
Andrew Jones of gbtimes investigates details of China's long-term vision for space science. He asked Dr. Wu Ji, Director General of the National Space Science Centre (NSSC) in Beijing what the future holds for China in space science.
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12 February 2016
William Jones and Marsha Freeman are analysing the importance of China's planned lunar mission Chang'e 4 for its national space programme and the international context.
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