The Chinese space agency announced that the Shenzhou 11 rocket carrying two astronauts successfully docked to Tiangong-2 experimental 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.
Creating ladders to possibly reach Mars in the future, China will be sending two taikonauts (or corresponding to astronauts) outside the earth this Monday to stay at the previously launched Tiangong 2-- their currently operating space laboratory.
Marco Polo is not the first European to make contact with China. New evidence found by archaeologists revealed that Ancient Greeks artists could have traveled to China 1,500 years -- before Marco Polo -- to help construct the famed Terracotta Army.
Amateur conservationists from China have reported spotting the extinct Yangtze river dolphin (Lipotes vexillifer) in a stretch of the Yangtze river in China. With this claim, could the creature be back from extinction?
Former Houston Rockets NBA player Yao Ming was appointed as "Chinese Ambassador to Mars." Part of Ming's duty is to gather support for China's mission to Mars in 2020.
China is building a modular Space Station; reports say it might be the only space station when the ISS retires in 2024.
The Shanghai Tower in China -- the world's second tallest building -- has recently unveiled its high-speed elevator, which is said to be faster than Usain Bolt, the fastest man in the world.
Archeaologists unearthed a prehistoric grave, finding remarkably preserved ancient cannabis that offers valuable insight into the plant’s historical and cultural significance.
China is developing what could be the world's biggest spaceplane, and it will fly up to 20 passengers to space. The China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology in Beijing has designed a simple, one-piece spaceplane that could be scaled up to carry more people.
Thresher sharks, devil rays and silky sharks are voted to elevate their protection status to Appendix II of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). These shark species are subjected to demanding shark fin trade that resulted to decline of their populations. By Appendix II, trade of these shark species are legal unless their populations are already unsustainable.
Foot binding, a tradition that persisted for about a thousand years in China, went from being a source of pride to a hidden shame. For centuries, millions chased the “golden lotus”, three-inch feet that’s considered the most desirable for women.
Rapid urbanization, profit and empty malls are paving the way to set-up animal exhibits in Chinese shopping malls, leaving these exotic animals endemic in cold places are finding themselves out of place.
The mega-science project has the capacity to detect even the weakest gravitational waves from space.