08 November 2018
Portugal and China in 2019 will create a technological laboratory directed to the construction of microsatellites and observation of the oceans, to operate in Peniche and Matosinhos, announced in Lisbon the Portuguese Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education.

On the first day of the China Airshow 2018 in Zhuhai, the exhibition of satellite manufacturer MinoSpace attracted a lot of attention by international experts. ESA's telecommunication engineers took the opportunity to get first hand information on MinoSpace'a satellite platform, it's performance parameters and technology details. 

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06 November 2018
China unveiled on 06 November a replica of its first permanently crewed space station, which would replace the international community's orbiting laboratory and symbolises the country's major ambitions beyond Earth. The 17-metre (55-foot) core module was a star attraction at the biennial Airshow China in the southern coastal city of Zhuhai, the country's main aerospace industry exhibition.
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Full-size model of China's core space station module debuts in Zhuhai

CCTV footage - China unveils core module of its space station

02 November 2018
China's home-grown global satellite navigation system came a step closer to completion on 1 November with the launch of another BeiDou-3 satellite at 11:57 p.m. from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, in the southwestern Sichuan Province. Launched on a Long March-3B carrier rocket, it is the 41st of the BeiDou navigation system, and will work with 16 other Beidou-3 satellites already in orbit. It is also the first BeiDou-3 satellite in high orbit, about 36,000 km above the Earth. In a geostationary orbit, following the Earth's rotation, it will view the same point on Earth continuously.

06 November 2018
The 12th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition (Airshow China) opened on 06 November, with models of China's new-generation Changzheng, or Long March rocket series on display in Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong Province. Also on display is the model of micro rocket Smart Dragon No.1, also known as Lightning Dragon No.1, developed by Chinarocket under the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.

01 November 2018
The Beijing Aerospace Institute of Automatic Control at the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation successfully carried out a flight verification test of a carrier rocket's vertical landing system with guidance and control technology on 29 November. The Space Intelligence Technology Innovation Center and a national key laboratory of aerospace intelligent control technology were responsible for the flight test and research.