Chinese space program Current Affairs, GK & News

China plans First Manned MARS Mission in 2033

China has planned to send its first crewed mission to MARS in the year 2033. Key points Manned MARS Mission will be launched with regular follow-up flights. Mission will be launched with a long-term plan to build a permanently inhabited base on MARS and extract its resources. This ambitious plan will intensify a race with ..

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Shenzhou-12: China’s First Human Spaceflight since 2016

Chinese spacecraft, Shenzhou-19, will blast off from Gobi Desert on a Long March rocket soon. Spacecraft will ferry three men to an orbiting space module where they will stay for three-month. This will be the first time China will send humans into space since 2016. Highlights Shenzhou-12 means Divine Vessel. It will be third out ..

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China launches New Generation Meteorological Satellite

China successfully launched its first satellite of a new generation meteorological satellite into planned orbit. This satellite, named as Fengyun-4B (FY-48), will be used for fields of weather analysis, environmental and disaster monitoring. Fengyun-48 This satellite was launched by Long March-3B rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan Province. It is the first of ..

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China to send Three Astronauts to Space Station

According to space official of China, a three-man crew of astronauts will be sent for three-month mission on new space station of China in June 2021. Highlights Plans for station’s first crew were confirmed to state after an automated spacecraft was launched with fuel and supplies for Tianhe station. What is Tianhe station? Tianhe, or ..

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China launches second generation data relay Tianlian II-01 satellite

China has successfully launched the first of its new-generation ‘Tianlian II-01’ data relay satellite into orbit by a Long March-3B carrier rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwest Sichuan Province. This is the first of China’s second-generation data-tracking and relay satellites. It will provide services like data relay, measurement and control, and transmission ..

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