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,...

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...