Space rice seeds return from orbit

Crop will help to find sustainable food source for future missions Researcher Zheng Huiqiong handles rice seeds returned from space at the Center for Excellence in Molecular Plant Sciences of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai on Monday. (PHOTO / XINHUA) Chinese astronauts onboard the Shenzhou XIV spacecraft have returned with the world's first […]

Scientific samples from China’s space station return to Earth

Scientific samples from China’s space station return to Earth

BEIJING — The third batch of space scientific experimental samples from China's Tiangong space station arrived in Beijing on Monday, following the return of the Shenzhou-14 crew. The returned experimental samples include three cold packs of rice and Arabidopsis, and a bag with four boxes of container-free materials. They were delivered to the Technology and […]

China’s deep space exploration laboratory eyes top global talents

An illustration shows the orbital transfer injection by Chang'e 5's orbiter-reentry capsule combination. (PHOTO PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY) BEIJING — China's deep space exploration laboratory, which started operation in June this year, is recruiting top talents from around the world, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Monday. Nearly 100 posts are available […]

Shenzhou XIV spacecraft separates from China’s space station

This screen image captured at Beijing Aerospace Control Center on Nov 12, 2022 shows the inside view of the core module Tianhe after China's cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-5 conducting a fast automated rendezvous and docking with the combination of the space station Tiangong. (PHOTO / XINHUA) China's Shenzhou XIV manned spaceship separated from the space station […]

Xi: China willing to work with all nations in space exploration

Xi: China willing to work with all nations in space exploration

BEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday sent a congratulatory letter to the United Nations/China Global Partnership Workshop on Space Exploration and Innovation, which opened on the same day in Haikou, south China's island province of Hainan. In the letter, Xi noted that China has actively carried out space exploration missions in recent years, […]

Airshow China exhibits life-size Tiangong space station replica

Visitors view the 1:1 model of China's space station combination showcased at the 14th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong province, Nov 9, 2022. (LIU DAWEI / XINHUA) BEIJING – Visitors at the Airshow China 2022 are able to have immersive experiences in the country's "space home," as a life-size […]

Shenzhou XIV astronauts enter Mengtian lab module

The Mengtian lab module docks with China's Tiangong space station combination. (PHOTO / XINHUA) BEIJING – The Shenzhou XIV astronauts successfully entered the Mengtian lab module of China's space station Tiangong at 3:12 pm (Beijing Time) on Thursday, according to the China Manned Space Agency. ALSO READ: New lab module to assist space station's completion Following […]

JCB, IDEMIA and Soft Space launch JCBDC pilot to test CBDC in-store payments

TOKYO & PARIS & KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Japan’s only international payment brand JCB Co., Ltd. (“JCB”) has launched “JCBDC” (JCB Digital Currency) pilot project with identity technologies no. 1 IDEMIA and the world’s leading fintech company Soft Space Sdn. Bhd. (“Soft Space”). JCBDC pilot will develop a […]