China Space Programme Current Affairs, GK & News

China launches Tianhe space station core module

On April 29, 2021, China launched the core module of its Space Station. This is an important milestone in the country’s ambitious plan of establishing a permanent human presence in space. The module that was launched is called Tianhe. The Space Station China is building is called Tiangong. Tiangong Tiangong means “Heavenly Space”. It is ..

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Tianwen 1: China’s first Mars Exploration Mission

On April 24, 2020, the Chinese National Space Administration (CNSA) named its first Mars Exploration mission as Tianwen 1. The CNSA also announced that henceforth all the planetary missions are to be named as Tianwen series. Highlights The announcement comes on April 24 as China has been celebrating its National Space Day on April 24 ..

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China launches Space Rocket from Yellow Sea for 1st time

China launched a space rocket named “Long March 11” from a mobile launch platform in Yellow Sea off Shandong province (China) for the first time. With this China became 3rd nation following the U.S. and Russia to successfully demonstrate ability to launch satellites into orbit from a floating platform. Key Highlights Background: In 2003, China ..

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