23 November 2018
The sixth satellite jointly built by China and Brazil is scheduled to be launched next year, said space authorities from the two countries.
The Earth-observation satellite - designated CBERS-04A - will operate in a sun-synchronous orbit, always facing the sun 628 kilometers above the Earth's surface. Its cameras will photograph the ground, the China National Space Administration said in a statement. The satellite will be able to produce pictures covering 90 km, with high resolution. It will be capable of transmitting images to ground control in real time, the statement said.
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24 November 2018
Southwest China's Guizhou Province has used remote sensing to monitor the operation of China's Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), the world's largest single-dish radio telescope. The provincial natural resources department said that remote sensing has been launched in the radio-quiet zone, to ensure the operation of FAST will not be affected by the electromagnetic environment.
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21 November 2018
The Russian Central Aero-Hydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI) will cooperate with the  China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics in carrying out research into Mars landing craft, the TsAGI press office reported on 21 November. "A cooperation agreement was signed at the Airshow China 2018 on scientific and technical cooperation between TsAGI and the China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics and intentions were confirmed to cooperate in the research of Mars landing craft," the press office said in a statement. Also, TsAGI and the China Aerodynamics Research and Development Center (CARDC) signed an agreement at the airshow under the project titled: "Studying the Sources of Noise of High-Drag Bodies Using Small and Large Models to Develop the Methods of Reducing the Noise of Aircraft Landing Gear."
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20 November 2018
China launched a new space environment research satellite and four nanosatellites on a Long March-2D carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 7:40 a.m. on 20 November.
The satellites have successfully entered their preset orbit, according to the center. Shiyan-6 will be used for conducting space environment exploration experiments. The term nanosatellite refers to a small artificial satellite weighing between 1 and 10 kg. Among the four nanosatellites, Tianping-1A and Tianping-1B will be used for equipment calibration on ground control stations, while Jiading-1 is the first satellite of the Xiangyun satellite constellation in low earth orbit.
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20 November 2018
According to Euroconsult’s latest report, China Space Industry 2018, the China space value chain had an estimated size of more than $16 billion in 2017, with the downstream market accounting for just over 85%. Satellite Navigation, one of the key satellite applications in China, was the main revenue generator in 2017, ahead of Satellite Communications and Earth Observation. “China’s space industry is rapidly evolving, with an increasing number of nominally private companies competing in different parts of the space industry in both China and abroad, and with the Chinese space industry starting to play a bigger role in cutting-edge technology,” said Dimitri Buchs, Senior Consultant at Euroconsult and editor of the report.
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19 November 2018
On 27 October, China’s leading NewSpace company LandSpace attempted its first orbital launch. On top of the small rocket carrier Zhuque 1 sat the CCTV educational satellite Weilai 1, build by another Chinese NewSpace enterprise: MinoSpace. Like Zhuque, Weilai was a first, the first satellite MinoSpace delivered for launch. The mobile launch platform for Zhuque 1, however, was positioned at China’s oldest space port, the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center with its legendary launch pads which have hosted not only China’s first satellite and China’s first manned space flight but many other ambitious space missions. But on the 27 October, Old Space met New Space!
And even nature welcomed the new visitors to Jiuquan friendly: the skies over the Gobi deserts were blue and the temperature mild. The crowd heading to the launch platform for watching Zhuque’s way into orbit was in the best possible mood, excited and jolly and keeping their fingers crossed. GoTaikonauts! founder, Chen Lan, followed the invitation by MinoSpace to join the staff of the two space start-ups and shared their hopes for writing Chinese space history.

Read the full report on TheSpaceReview