03 March 2020
Chinese astronomers recently discovered a new asteroid and predicted that it would fly by Earth in early May. The asteroid, designated 2020 DM4, was found by the Purple Mountain Observatory (PMO) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences at the end of February.
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02 March 2020
Yutu 2 has driven 399.788 m on the far side of the Moon to conduct scientific exploration of the territory. Both the lander and the rover of the Chang'e 4 probe have ended their work for the 15th lunar day, and switched to dormant mode for the lunar night, according to the Lunar Exploration and Space Programme Centre of the China National Space Administration.
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01 March 2020
Researchers from the Aerospace Information Research Institute of the CAS analyzed satellite data generated by China's Gaofen series satellites, Landsat from the United States, and European Space Agency's Sentinel. They combined the data with global meteorological data and plant protection survey data and processed the data with pest prediction model and big data analysis on the digital earth science platform. They conducted research on the temporal and spatial distribution of desert locusts' reproduction and migration in Africa in February and made predictions on their migration to China.
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28 February 2020
Spacety, one of China’s very first private space companies developing small sats offers the full range of customers service: payload hosting, satellite launch, and on-orbit operation. So far, Spacety has been involved in 10 launches that have sent 18 satellites to orbit. However, Spacety is now starting to develop its own payloads for its satellites, starting with MiniSar, a synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) satellite that weighs 150 kg and can create images with a resolution of 1 meter per pixel.
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29 February 2020
The China National Space Administration (CNSA) Satellite Assembly Integration & Test Centre (AIT Centre) is not only responsible for testing the space hardware for most of China's national space programmes but it also offers its services to UNOOSA Member States.
In May 2017, CNSA decided to share the AIT Centre, which is a subsidiary of China Academy of Space Technology located in Huairou District Beijing China, with the international community.
During the 57th session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee (STSC) of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) in February 2020, the Chinese representative gave a technical presentation with the title: Access to Satellite AIT Centre CNSA. Already on 6 February 2018, China presented its AIT capacities for spacecraft testing during the 55th session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of COPUOS.

Access to Satellite AIT Center CNSA - 57th STSC in February 2020
https://www.unoosa.org/documents/pdf/copuos/stsc/2020/tech-62E.pdf

Chinese Industry Practice for Space Capacity Building - 55th STSC in February 2018
https://www.unoosa.org/documents/pdf/copuos/stsc/2018/symp-02E.pdf

28 February 2020
China's new-generation space tracking ship Yuanwang 7 is sailing to the Atlantic Ocean for a satellite maritime monitoring mission. The ship departed from a port of the China Satellite Maritime Tracking and Controlling Department in Jiangsu Province on 27 February. It is the first time for Yuanwang 7 to carry out a mission in the Atlantic. Only one ship of China's Yuanwang fleet, Yuanwang 3, so far has conducted missions in the ocean. "This time the designated maritime area is remote and the route is new. We estimate that the vessel will sail in waves higher than 4 meters for over 10 days, a tougher journey than before," said Ni Liuguo, captain of the ship.
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