26 November 2019
The antennas of the low-frequency radio spectrometer on the Chang'e 4 relay satellite Queqiao, have been unfolded, and scientific detection has been started. The NCLE detector is able to observe the radio bursts of Earth, Jupiter and other planets, conduct collaborative observation with the low-frequency radio spectrometer on the lander of the Chang'e 4 probe and similar instruments on Earth, and help explore the exoplanets.
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NCLE project website of the Radboud University
NCLE website of Innovative Solutions In Space company
photos of the unfolding process of the antennas

26 November 2019
China's rocket-carrying ships Yuanwang-21 and Yuanwang-22 wrapped up their mission of transporting the Long March-5 Y3 rocket and arrived at a port in eastern China's Jiangsu Province on 25 November. The two rocket-carrying ships departed from northern China's Tianjin Port on 22 October and arrived at Qinglan Port in Wenchang in southern China's Hainan Province after a five-day journey.
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26 November 2019
China's Chang'e 4 mission team on 25 November received the only Team Gold Medal of the year awarded by Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) of the United Kingdom at its annual award ceremony held in London.
The Team Gold Medal, presented to the Chinese delegation led by Academician Wu Weiren, the Chief Designer of the lunar exploration project of China, is the first award ever that was presented to a team from China by the RAeS since its inception more than 150 years ago.
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22 November 2019
Space in Africa online new portal reported that Ethiopia’s first-ever satellite, the 70 kg multi-spectral remote sensing satellite ET-RSS1, is going to be launched by China on 17 December 2019, at 06:21 h Ethiopian Time. The news was disclosed during a joint press briefing by the Ethiopian Minister of innovation and Technology, Dr Getahun Mekuria, and the General Director of Ethiopian Space Science Technology Institute (ESSTI), Dr Solomon Belay on 22 November. The ground station for receiving the satellite's data will be located in Ethiopia at the Entoto space observatory facility.
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26 November 2019
China has played a critical role in bringing expertise to the construction of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project to create the world's largest and most advanced radio telescope, Philip Diamond, director general of SKA Organization, said at the opening ceremony of the four-day SKA Shanghai Meeting on 25 November.
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21 November 2019
A recent report from the United States Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) contains alarming language about China’s space program. The first paragraph of the relevant section includes a sentence that demonstrates why no one, especially the U.S. Congress, should take the commission or its recommendations seriously.
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