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  • Countdown starts for China's space station in 2020 August 29, 2011
    Authorities in charge of the manned space program unveiled plans on Monday to build a 60-ton space station, made up of three capsules, and develop a cargo spaceship to transport supplies. The China Manned Space Engineering Office said at a news conference that it also wants the public to get involved by suggesting names for […]
  • Second moon probe next year August 29, 2011
    &$&$Another spacecraft launch likely in 2010 to prepare for space lab&$&$ China plans to launch Chang'e-2, the country's second lunar probe, at the end of 2010, space authorities announced yesterday. The design and production of Chang'e-2 is complete, and the lunar orbiter is undergoing ground tests, the State Administration of Science Technology and Industry for […]
  • Expert: China's space technology close moon landing capability August 29, 2011
    After years of development, China's space technology is close to moon landing capability, said Fu Yiqing, space expert and consultant to the Shanghai Institute of Space Propulsion (SISP). Fu, also a senior member of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), said this during an interview with reporters form China News Service. New generations of […]



  • Pudong lays out new plan for sci-tech October 16, 2019
    The Pudong New Area issued 15 policies yesterday to boost the development of its science and technology industries, including more access to process applications by high-tech enterprises, a national-level laboratory in Zhangjiang and open roads in Jinqiao Town to test driverless vehicles.The policies will mainly focus on the area’s core industries — chips, medicine, intelligent […]
    Xu Lingchao
  • Get set for world’s highest tower run October 16, 2019
    The world’s highest vertical running race returns to Shanghai Tower next month.The 2019 Shanghai Tower International Vertical Marathon will be this year’s final race of the Towerrunning World Association’s yearlong tour, and will be worth 240 points to the winners.The November 24 race is expected to attract around 2,000 runners, both professionals and amateurs. They […]
    Li Qian
  • Road closures for races on Sunday October 16, 2019
    Some roads will be closed on Sunday morning for two running events, police said yesterday.In Xuhui District, Longteng Avenue and the Xuhui riverside will be partially closed from 6am to 11am for the Shanghai International Enterprises Half Marathon.The area is bordered by Longteng Avenue, Ruining Road, Longhua Road M., Dong’an Road, Wanping Road S., Yunjin […]
    Chen Huizhi