China will conduct an experiment to test their space cabin designed for their mission to the moon. Volunteers will spend 60 days up to 200 days inside the cabin.
China’s Long March-5 rocket has recently made its maiden voyage into near-Earth orbit. According to scientists, this rocket alone is powerful enough to land people on the moon.
The new Banxing-2 “selfie stick” satellite has captured new images of the Tiangong 2, China’s space station.
China successfully sent two astronauts to space to man its Tiangong-2 space lab in preparation of the 2018 module lauch, the core module of China's new space station.
China's first ambitious space lab, Tiangong-1 is falling back to Earth and will burn during re-entry before the end of 2017.
China's Tiangong-2, the country's second space lab, will not only serve as a space station for astronauts to perform tests in space,but it also doubles as a "luxurious" living quarters for the Chinese space crew.
China launches its second space laboratory to test equipments to be used in their own space station in 2020.
China's second space lab will be launched from the Gobi dessert at 10 p.m. on Sept. 15. A manned mission will follow it next month.