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NASA’s MMS Breaks Guinness World Record

NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale Sets new Guinness World Record

Just over a month after NASA achieved the closest flying separation ever of any multispacecraft formation, NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) now holds the Guinness World Record for the highest altitude fix of a GPS signal as the team of four satellites set the new record of 43,500 miles above the surface of the Earth.

Long March 7

Tourists Flock Launch Center As China Opens Up its Space Program

China, known for its highly secret space program recently opening its space project to tens and thousands of tourists in a surprising reversal of policy.

China Prepares To Launch Shenzhou-8 Spacecraft

China Rolls Out Rocket for Manned Shenzhou-11, Launch Within a Week: Report

China on Monday discreetly rolled out the Long March 2F rocket, which will be used to send the manned Shenzhou-11 spacecraft into the orbit to dock on the Tiangong-2 space lab, GB Times reported.

China released details of designed probe concept for the Mars Mission in 2020.

China Releases Designed Probe Concept for Mars 2020 Mission

China's space agency has released the first detailed look at three technological components for its unmanned Mars mission, which is aimed to take off in 2020.

China plans to launch 14 satellites by 2025.

China Plans to Launch 14 Meteorological Satellites by 2025

China is set to launch 14 meteorological satellites into the orbit over the next decade, a senior Chinese official said at a press conference on Monday.

Scientists Simulate Mars In Utah Desert

China Experiments Human Survival in Space Capsule for Future Deep Space Exploration

Chinese scientists are experimenting the possibilities and potential challenges of human survival in future deep space exploration missions. The study which is expected to be a breakthrough in future space travel involved the simulating space conditions in a capsule.

China is Planning to Increase its Presence in Outer Space

China Gives Push to Space Exploration Program: to Launch Core Module by 2018

China wants its permanent manned space station up and running by 2022 by launching its core module in 2018.

Spacex

Space-X one Step Closer to Making Private Space Travel a Reality

With its succesful delivery of a cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) and the safe landing of Space X's Falcon 9 reusable rocket, the Elon Musk-lead company has moved humanity a step closer to acheiving the dream of affordable private space aviation.

China to launch its probe on the dark side of the moon

China to Land Probe on Dark Side of the Moon in 2018

China is set to make another major leap in space exploration following an announcement that the country will land its first ever probe on the dark side of the moon in 2018. China's State of Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense revealed on Thursday the country will send the Chang'e-4 probe to the moon in two years.

Pluto Base

Is it Possible to Send Humans to Pluto?

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration was ecstatic when the images of the first Pluto fly-by were being relayed back to Earth. Now that the monumental feat has been achieved, the agency is facing one of the biggest question yet; is it possible to send humans to Pluto?

US and China to set up space hotlines to hasten space acitivities

US and China Set Up Space 'Hotline' to Avoid Space Mishaps

American and Chinese authorities are taking steps to prevent future space crisis by establishing a space "hotline."

The U.S. Congress just approved a space mining bill that will allow asteroid mining.

Asteroid Mining Bill Approved by U.S. Congress

The United States Congress apparently passed its newest bill called the SPACE Act of 2015, allowing space mining companies to acquire resources from asteroids.

space

China Plans to Conquer Space, Seas, Internet

China has set out a five-year plan to launch key initiatives within the space industry, maritime industry and the Internet. "We must improve our economic, technological and national defense capabilities ... otherwise we will be large, but not powerful."

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China Builds Largest Telescope in the World

China joins the race to build the largest optical instrument known to man. The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST) is being built that will allow scientists to capture radio signals from space billions of light years away.

The dark side of the moon.

China's Space Program: China to Land on the Dark Side of the Moon

In consistence with the latest updates, China has big plans to embark on an exploration on the far side of the moon.

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