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Mar 12, 2015 03:30 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The moon's past was livelier and more complex than scientists had thought, new results from China's first lunar rover suggest.
Feb 24, 2015 05:03 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Last night, the third stage of a spent Chinese rocket returned into the atmosphere in grand fashion, sparking a family of spectacular fireballs as it incinerated over the western part of North America.
Jan 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET
It's a long-range plan -- like 50 years long! -- but China has begun making serious noises about mining the moon for a form of helium that's rare here but not so rare on our little lunar buddy.
Jan 12, 2015 02:20 PM ET // Leonard David, space.com
A Chinese spacecraft service module has entered orbit around the moon, months after being used in the country's landmark test flight that sent a prototype sample-return capsule on a flight around the moon.
Nov 1, 2014 02:40 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A Chinese moon probe came screaming back to Earth Friday (Oct. 31), just as many folks were heading out to go trick-or-treating.
May 19, 2014 12:23 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Debris from Friday's failed Russian rocket launch has been recovered in China. Continue reading →
Feb 13, 2014 11:20 AM ET // AFP
China's troubled Jade Rabbit lunar rover has survived a bitterly cold 14-day lunar night, prompting hopes it can be repaired after suffering a malfunction last month.
Jan 27, 2014 03:24 PM ET // Irene Klotz
China's Jade Rabbit moon rover appears to have hit a serious snag. Continue reading →
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