14 April 2021
CNSA has released an online database of the 1st batch of the lunar samples brought back by Chang'e 5. Researchers and the public can access the Lunar and Deep Space Exploration Scientific Data and Sample Release System via the website www.clep.org.cn, where they can apply for data and samples.
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access to data or application for access to data might most likely be possible via this website: https://moon.bao.ac.cn/pubMsg/detail-CE5.jsp 
Now, there are data.... maybe here... http://202.106.152.98:8081/moondata/web/datainfo/main.action# ... make sure you have your Chinese friend with you when creating a log-in... Much success! 

13 April 2021
According to the regulations on lunar sample management, CNSA established the Expert Committee for lunar samples as an advisory institution for the management of lunar samples. The committee function is to assess the scientific value of lunar samples and standardize their management. It will exercise the functions of review and consultation related to lunar samples following the principles of fairness, impartiality and openness. The main duties of the committee include reviewing applications for borrowing lunar samples, reviewing the return of the samples, providing advice and suggestions on issues related to the samples, evaluating scientific research achievements on the samples and popularizing lunar science.
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13 April 2021
Blaine Curcio of Orbital Gateway Consulting and Jean Deville of The China Aerospace Blog are reporting for SpaceWatch.Global on China's main space events of the last week. This time the two experts cover the latest news about the proposed new launch site for commercial launch service providers, the latest round of financing for Aerospace Propulsion and possible investment in the space industry by TCL, a Chinese consumer electronics giant.
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12 April 2021
The China National Space Administration (CNSA) is drawing up a plan for the country's space development during the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025), said Zhang Kejian, head of the CNSA. The intention is to to boost aerospace as a strategic emerging industry in the next 5 years.
During this period, China will promote priority science and technology projects in the aerospace field. These will include the lunar exploration programme's 4th phase, interplanetary exploration such as asteroid reconnaissance, heavy-lift carrier rockets, and reusable space transportation systems, Zhang told Xinhua.
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12 April 2021
In the 8th Episode of Dongfanghour, Blaine Curcio and Jean Deville sat down with Ian Christiansen and and Rob Ronci - the two authors of the report: "Lost Without Translation: Identifying Gaps in U.S. Perceptions of the Chinese Commercial Space Sector". The document reflects the perception of U.S. space actors of the their colleagues in China and the Chinese space ecosystem. During the one hour-long conversation, the hosts discussed report findings, areas for further research, and even a little bit of rampant speculation.
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12 April 2021
China's Long March-7 Y3 rocket, which will launch the cargo craft of China's space station, has arrived at Wenchang launch site on Hainan island. The rocket, alongside the Tianzhou 2 cargo craft that has already been transported to the Wenchang Space Launch Centre, will be assembled and tested at the launch site, China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO) said on 12 April.
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