07 May 2019
Chinese space experts have strengthened international exchanges in the latest achievements in exploring the moon, Mars, Jupiter, asteroids and the deeper cosmos. While developing the Chang'e 5 and Chang'e 6 lunar probes and China's first Mars probe, China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) is also pushing forward space programs such as the planned unmanned lunar research station, and probing asteroids, Mars, the Jovian system and the edge of the solar system, as well as interplanetary exploration, said experts from CAST.
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06 May 2019
Foreign students at Shenzhou Institute in Beijing are part of a training programme hosted by the China Academy of Space Technology. The idea is to train a small group of elite foreign students to become space industry engineers capable of developing and manufacturing satellites on their own, thus enabling their countries to build their respective space industries and explore space.
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05 May 2019
China's spacecraft tracking ship Yuanwang-5 is sailing to the Indian Ocean from a port in eastern China's Jiangsu Province Sunday for a maritime space monitoring mission. Yuanwang tracking ships have completed four missions since January, with more than 140 days at sea, a record high in recent years. They are expected to carry out more missions this year, according to the China satellite maritime tracking and controlling authorities.
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02 May 2019
China makes everything cheaper, including rockets and satellites these days. The field of private rocket manufacturers is getting crowded with over 15 entrepreneurs working on affordable - and in some cases reusable - mini rockets and small commercial satellites offering services such as high-speed internet for aircrafts. Think SpaceX on a smaller scale.
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05 May 2019
GT! issue no 24 has been published. It contains the obligatory quarterly report on China's space activities for the reporting period 2nd quarter of 2018. Two of our articles are focussing on space science in China. 
In a background report, Brian Harvey gives an insight into the emerge of the Chinese space science programme, which is closely connected with the person of Wu Ji.
Dr. William Carey provides a short description of all space science missions in China and Blaine Curcio summarises the outcomes of last year for the commercial aerospace sector in China as well as the expectations for 2019.
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28 April 2019
A team of scientists at Central South University in Central China's Hunan Province, developed a new heat-resistant material for hypersonic aircraft which can for several hours endure over 3,000ºC of heat from friction caused by a Mach 5-20 flight within the atmosphere. The China-made new material is a composite of ceramics and refractory metals. It has been used for products in a variety of fields including aviation, space exploration, shipbuilding and national defense.
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