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Apr 12, 2016 08:47 AM ET // AFP
The renowned cosmologist entered the universe of Chinese social media with a big bang.
Jan 22, 2016 12:13 PM ET
China's quiet, barely publicized landing of a rover on the moon in 2013 has reaped lots of new data about our shiny nighttime friend. DNews digs into the geological details.
Jan 15, 2016 12:44 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
China is moving forward with plans to land a probe on the far side of the moon, state news agency Xinhua reports.
Oct 14, 2015 12:55 PM ET // Discovery.com staff
The Lunar-based Ultraviolet Telescope is the moon’s first functioning robotic telescope.
Sep 10, 2015 09:10 AM ET // AFP
The mission will be launched before 2020 and aims to land a probe on a part of the moon never visible from Earth.
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.
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