China Space News


Mission Press Releases

  • Chinese Space Greetings From Orbit (Video)
    European Space Agency - Monday, November 21, 2016
    Posted on: 11/21/2016 2:55:05 PM PDT

  • The Second Meeting of the U.S.-China Space Dialogue
    Department of State - Tuesday, October 25, 2016
    Posted on: 10/25/2016 9:19:03 PM PDT

  • Subcommittee Examines China's Space Exploration Capabilities and Achievements
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - Tuesday, September 27, 2016
    Posted on: 9/27/2016 9:13:10 PM PDT

  • Chairman Smith Opening Statement: Are We Losing the Space Race to China?
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Tuesday, September 27, 2016
    Posted on: 9/27/2016 2:36:24 PM PDT

  • Planetary Science Institute Agreement with Chinese Space Tech Lab Will Advance Exploration Goals
    Planetary Science Institute - Wednesday, December 16, 2015
    Posted on: 12/16/2015 5:33:06 PM PDT

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  • Culberson Reaction to Indictment of NASA Supervisors
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    Posted on: 10/27/2015 2:04:06 AM PDT

  • The First Meeting of the U.S.-China Space Dialogue
    Department of State - Monday, September 28, 2015
    Posted on: 9/29/2015 2:20:36 AM PDT

  • UNOOSA and CNSA Sign Agreement to Share Satellite Data for Disaster Risk Reduction
    United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs - Thursday, September 17, 2015
    Posted on: 9/17/2015 7:24:17 PM PDT

  • Helping China to the Moon
    European Space Agency - Friday, November 29, 2013
    Posted on: 11/29/2013 7:15:34 PM PDT

  • Wolf Letter to NASA's Bolden Correcting Record on Restrictions Involving Chinese Nationals
    Rep. Frank Wolf - Tuesday, October 8, 2013
    Posted on: 10/9/2013 1:02:50 AM PDT

  • Wolf: Chinese National Potentially Involved In NASA Langley Security Violations
    Rep. Frank Wolf - Monday, March 18, 2013
    Posted on: 3/18/2013 10:08:51 PM PDT

  • Rep. Wolf To Reveal Major Development in NASA Security Violations
    Rep. Frank Wolf - Monday, March 18, 2013
    Posted on: 3/18/2013 6:12:37 PM PDT

  • Wolf: More On Potential Security Violations At NASA Centers
    Rep. Frank Wolf - Thursday, March 7, 2013
    Posted on: 3/8/2013 1:06:09 AM PDT

  • USW Condemns Chinese Spying; Urges U.S. Government to Thoroughly Review Security Procedures and Protocols at NASA
    United Steelworkers - Thursday, March 7, 2013
    Posted on: 3/7/2013 10:44:02 PM PDT

  • Wolf: U.S. Should Not Cooperate With People's Liberation Army to Help Develop China's Space Program
    Rep. Frank Wolf - Wednesday, November 2, 2011
    Posted on: 11/3/2011 12:43:01 AM PDT

  • IAF Flag en route to Tiangong 1
    International Astronautical Federation - Thursday, June 16, 2011
    Posted on: 6/16/2011 5:52:14 PM PDT

  • Chang'E-1 has blazed a new trail in China's deep space exploration
    Science in China Press - Wednesday, December 2, 2009
    Posted on: 12/2/2009 12:01:30 PM PDT

  • UNOV Director-General Meets Chinese Taikonauts
    United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs - Thursday, June 4, 2009
    Posted on: 6/4/2009 9:56:02 AM PDT

  • China publishes first moon picture from Chang'e-1
    China National Space Administration - Monday, November 26, 2007
    Posted on: 11/26/2007 3:10:30 PM PDT

  • ESA transmits first-ever telecommands to Chinese satellite
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, November 13, 2007
    Posted on: 11/13/2007 9:03:08 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • White Paper on China's Space Activities in 2016
    China National Space Administration - December 27, 2016
    Posted on: 12/27/2016 9:34:00 PM PDT

  • Global Mg/Si and Al/Si Distributions on Lunar Surface Derived from Chang'E -2 X-ray Spectrometer
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 5, 2016
    Posted on: 1/5/2016 5:16:06 PM PDT

  • NASA OIG Report: Bo Jiang's Access to NASA's Langley Research Center
    NASA Office of Inspector General - October 22, 2013
    Posted on: 10/22/2013 6:33:48 PM PDT

  • Letter From Rep. Wolf to NASA Administrator Bolden Regarding Chinese Visitors to CEOS Strategic Implementation Team meeting
    Rep. Frank Wolf - March 5, 2013
    Posted on: 3/6/2013 2:00:39 AM PDT

  • China's ASAT & Missile Defense Programs: A Review of Programs, Plans, and Motivations
    George Marshall Institute - February 13, 2013
    Posted on: 2/13/2013 3:53:06 PM PDT

  • Image: Air Quality Suffering in China
    NASA HQ - January 15, 2013
    Posted on: 1/15/2013 4:14:30 PM PDT

  • NASA Letter from SARA: China FAQ and New Volunteer Reviewer Form
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - July 15, 2012
    Posted on: 7/16/2012 12:31:05 AM PDT

  • China's Space Program: Assessing the Implications for the U.S.
    George Marshall Institute - June 27, 2012
    Posted on: 6/27/2012 4:00:41 PM PDT

  • China Prepares for First Manual Space Docking Mission
    Voice of America News - June 15, 2012
    Posted on: 6/15/2012 10:36:16 PM PDT

  • China Begins Using New Global Positioning Satellite System
    Voice of America News - December 28, 2011
    Posted on: 12/28/2011 9:38:06 PM PDT

  • 2011 Report to Congress of the U.S. - China Economic and Security Review Commission
    U.S. House of Representatives - November 16, 2011
    Posted on: 11/16/2011 10:21:46 PM PDT

  • Video: Shenzhou-8 Rendezvous and Docking with Tiangong-1
    China National Space Administration - November 2, 2011
    Posted on: 11/2/2011 6:14:39 PM PDT

  • Video: Launch of Shenzhou-8 (WIth Onboard Camera Views)
    China National Space Administration - October 31, 2011
    Posted on: 10/31/2011 10:53:14 PM PDT

  • Office of Science and Technology Policy--Bilateral Activities with China
    Government Accountability Office - October 11, 2011
    Posted on: 10/25/2011 9:06:40 PM PDT

  • Wolf Statement At U.S. - China Commission Hearing On Military and Civil Space Programs in China
    Rep. Frank Wolf - May 14, 2011
    Posted on: 5/14/2011 9:38:31 PM PDT

  • Chang'e 1 Lunar Map Released
    China National Space Administration - November 25, 2008
    Posted on: 11/25/2008 8:12:33 AM PDT

  • China's Space Activities in 2006
    China National Space Administration - October 17, 2006
    Posted on: 10/17/2006 10:44:59 AM PDT

  • NASA Press Conference Transcript, Shanghai China, 27 September 2006
    NASA HQ - September 28, 2006
    Posted on: 9/28/2006 8:46:15 PM PDT

  • CRS Report: China's Space Program: An Overview
    Congressional Research Service (CRS) - November 14, 2003
    Posted on: 11/14/2003 6:20:25 PM PDT

  • China's Space Activities, a White Paper
    China National Space Administration - November 22, 2000
    Posted on: 11/24/2002 10:46:08 AM PDT