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China launches 3 new remote sensing satellites

China successfully launched three new remote sensing satellites on November 6, 2021 from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre located in southwestern Sichuan province. Key facts The satellites belong to the Yaogan-35 family. They were launched by a Long March-2D carrier rocket and entered the planned orbit successfully. This was the 396th mission for Long March ..

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China launches Astronaut crew on 6-month mission

China launched a three-person crew for a mission of six-month on board the Shenzhou-13 spaceship to its space station on October 16, 2021. Key Points The crew is planned to set up new record for the time spent in space by Chinese astronauts as China moves for completing the orbiting structure. Shenzhou-13 spaceship is carrying ..

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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’s Tianwen-1 probe enters the Mars Orbit

A Chinese spacecraft named Tianwen-1 has successfully entered the orbit around Mars on February 10, 2021. Key Facts The probe entered the MARS Orbit after making the journey of 6 and a half month from the Earth. This mission is China’s first independent mission on the red planet. After reaching near to the orbit, robotic ..

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