China’s Sights Set On Mars, 2020

The past few months have been exciting for China’s ambitious space program. Following a successful lunar landing on the Moon’s dark side and several captivating announcements for the future, Wu Weiren, the chief designer behind China’s lunar exploration program,...

Chinese Solar Farms by 2025

Continuing a trend of historic success and burgeoning space ambitions, China’s state sponsored Science and Technology Daily announced plans to design, construct, and launch a power station into Earth’s orbit that will harness the energy produced by the Sun, initially...

Chang’e 4

China’s Chang’e 4 Spacecraft is a lunar exploration mission that became the first manmade spacecraft to successfully land on the dark side of the Moon on January 3, 2019. Wu Weiren, the Lunar exploration chief of the mission, remarked that the event is a “huge stride”...

China Announces Launch of First Artificial Moon by 2020

The Chinese government announced its plans to launch an artificial Moon into orbit above the city of Chengdu by 2020. Designed with a sunlight harnessing reflective coating, the man-made moon will illuminate the city streets at night, saving as much as 1.2 billion...