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June 28, 2016
Chinese Space Garbageman is not a Weapon
Sydney, Australia (SPX) Jun 28, 2016
The recent launch of China's first Long March 7 rocket has put several notches in China's progress in spaceflight. The first flight of a powerful new rocket. A stepping stone to the launch of China's first cargo spacecraft. Another test of components that will be used on the Long March 5 heavy-lift vehicle, also expected to make its debut later this year. A test of a scale model of a potential future astronaut capsule. Last but not least, we have the first launch from China's new spaceport on Hain ... read more

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China promotes int'l development of homegrown GPS system
China has been promoting international satellite navigation applications and will push forward the international development of China's BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), said a white paper i ... more

BeiDou GPS system targets global service around 2020
The Chinese government on Thursday released a white paper elaborating on the development of BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), which has been independently developed and operated by China. ... more

Digital Cameras Adapt for Sports and Study
Digital camera technology continues to open up previously unexplored worlds for study and exploration. For avid fishermen, it may even help them to catch 'The Big One.' Shenzen, China-based Mu ... more
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Russia, China to Sign Intellectual Property Deal on Rocket Tech
Moscow and Beijing are set to sign a deal on the protection of intellectual property in the field of rocket technologies during Russian President Vladimir Putin's upcoming visit to China, Deputy Pri ... more


China preparing for new era of space economy
After six decades of aerospace development, it is high time for China to embrace the new era of space economy, participants at a forum agreed Thursday. During the first China Space Economic Fo ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy

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China promises GPS system that's "reliable, safe and free"
China's homegrown navigation system, the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), will provide continuous, stable and reliable open services to users "free of charge", said a government report on T ... more

United Nations and China agree to increased space cooperation
The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) have agreed to work together to develop the space capabilities of United Nations Member States via ... more
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China promises GPS system that's "reliable, safe and free"

United Nations and China agree to increased space cooperation

India launches 20 satellites in single mission

Spaceflight Industries closes $25M financing round led by Mithril

MUOS-5 secure communications satellite responding to ground control

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Taiwan 'to test-fire missiles in US' as China tensions rise
Taiwan plans to test-fire its newest anti-missile system for the first time in the United States next month as relations with rival China deteriorate, a defence source and media reports said Monday. ... more

China's new launch center to get new viewing areas
China's fourth space launch center at Wenchang in Hainan Province, plans eight launch viewing areas for space fans to observe its maiden launch mission. Components of China's new generation of ... more

Brexit a possible boon for China, say analysts
Britain's decision to quit the world's largest single market presents China with a golden opportunity to seek better business terms with a more isolated UK, analysts said Friday, pointing out that London has not had its own trade negotiators for 40 years. ... more
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China cuts official contact with Taiwan over new president
China said Saturday that communications with Taiwan had been suspended after the island's new government failed to acknowledge the concept that there is only "one China". ... more

India, Pakistan edge closer to joining SOC security bloc
India and Pakistan inched closer Friday to joining a regional security and economic bloc led by Russia and China, a move seen to boost the importance of the organisation. ... more
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Two China media staff still held after Xi 'resign' call: letter
A Chinese media outlet that carried a call for President Xi Jinping to resign has been shut down and two of its staff have been detained for more than 100 days, according to a social media post Friday. ... more

China, Russia eye closer friendship amid tensions with West
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin promised ever-closer cooperation and oversaw a series of deals Saturday, as the two countries deepen ties in the face of growing tensions with the West. ... more

N. Korea rules out nuclear talks resumption: official
North Korea has "no thoughts" of resuming six-party talks on its nuclear programme, a top Pyongyang official said Thursday in Beijing, despite the repeated urgings of its closest ally China. ... more

Indonesian leader visits South China Sea islands on warship
President Joko Widodo visited remote Indonesian islands on a warship Thursday in an apparent show of force after clashes with Chinese vessels and as fears grow Beijing is seeking to stake a claim in nearby waters. ... more

China fostering independent industrial chain for BeiDou navigation system
China is establishing an industrial innovative system for its homegrown BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) and fostering "an independent BDS industrial chain", said a white paper issued on Thu ... more


China's homegrown navigation system to have 35-satellite constellation by 2020
China's homegrown navigation system, the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), will cover the whole globe with a constellation of 35 satellites by 2020, said a government report on Thursday. ... more

U of T Mississauga professor discovers new origins for farmed rice
Chew on this: rice farming is a far older practice than we knew. In fact, the oldest evidence of domesticated rice has just been found in China, and it's about 9,000 years old. The discovery, ... more
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