19 October 2020
CASIC (China Aerospace Science and Industry Corp) has made many strides in its commercial space businesses, according to Fu Zhimin, Chief Technical Officer at CASIC. He said at the opening ceremony of the 6th China International Commercial Aerospace Forum (CCAF), which opened in Hubei's provincial capital of Wuhan in the morning of 19 October, that his company has made many achievements in carrier rocket and satellite industries.
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The two day forum is live streamed on the conference webportal: https://ccaf.casicloud.com/index.html
The replays of the conference talks of the first day are already available.

18 October 2020
The 6th China (International) Commercial Aerospace Forum (CCAF) will start on 19 October at 9:00 h BJT (01:00 h UTC/GMT) with the Opening Ceremony. The two day forum will be live streamed on the conference webportal: https://ccaf.casicloud.com/index.html
The replays of the conference talks will be available after the presentation is finished. Already on 18 October, Huang Zhicheng of Foresight Think Tank gave a Cloud Course on the topic "Commercial Aerospace leads the new era of space economy". He summarised the current status in the global commercial space sector. The promotional video of the Wuhan National Aerospace Industrial Base and the promotion video of the 6th CCAF can be viewed here:
https://ccaf.casicloud.com/#pageAdvertiseVideo

16 October 2020
Commercial space leaders, the president of the IAF, and young Chinese space entrepreneurs gathered on CGTN prime-time daily talk show "Dialogue" to discuss the "New Era in Commercial Space" and to share their insights on the quickly rising commercial space sector. "We're facing a high market demand for satellite launches … They are already queuing, waiting to be sent into space," said Kevin Xu, General Manager of Global Marketing and Services of LandSpace, developing the Zhuque 2 liquid launcher, which is expected to become operational next year to meet the market demand for lower cost launch services.
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On 19 October, the 6th CCAF - China (International) Commercial Aerospace Forum is about to start. For detailed information on the agenda, the speakers and their topics, have a look at the conference website:
https://ccaf.casicloud.com/index_en.html

15 October 2020
But Chinese observers expected competition in space exploration between the US and China to heat up. Zhou Chenming, a researcher from the Yuan Wang military science and technology institute in Beijing, said this would happen as more private companies from the US invested in the extraction of lunar resources.
Beijing was also sceptical about the accords, said Zhao Tong, a senior fellow at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Centre for Global Policy. “China traditionally believes that space exploration or moon missions are done by state actors,” he said. “From a nation’s point of view, there will always be concerns over questions of sovereignty and security.”
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09 October 2020 
China's Lunar Exploration Programme released the 7th batch of science data from the CE-4 mission on 9 October, which contains the data from the 10th lunar day of 4 science payloads:
lander: low-frequency astronomy instrument
Yutu 2 rover: lunar radar, panoramic camera, infrared imaging spectrometer.
The batch comprised in total 360 data files and a total amount of data of 3.15 GB. 
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14 October 2020
Another scientific publication within the scope of the "Science Partner Journals" became available. The Journal of Remote Sensing is an online-only Open Access Science Partner Journal published in affiliation with Aerospace Information Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences (AIR-CAS) and distributed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Like all partners participating in the Science Partner Journal programme, the "Journal of Remote Sensing" is editorially independent from the Science family of journals and AIR-CAS is responsible for all content published in the journal.
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