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12.29.15
China launches a disaster prevention satellite
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China launches a disaster prevention satellite

The Gaofen-4 is an orbiting HD camera that'll warn when tragedy strikes.

By D. Cooper,   12.29.15
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12.24.15
China's moon rover proves the moon has different rocks (update)
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China's moon rover proves the moon has different rocks (update)

Yutu or Jade Rover has beamed back data that could tell us more about the moon's formation.

By M. Moon,   12.24.15
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12.17.15
China launches satellite to unlock dark matter's secrets
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China launches satellite to unlock dark matter's secrets

The elusive stuff that makes up 68 percent of the universe must be in a cupboard somewhere.

By S. Dent,   12.17.15
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11.22.15
China and the US create a 'space hotline' to avoid conflicts
11.22.15

China and the US create a 'space hotline' to avoid conflicts

The US and China can reach each other directly to make sure a space emergency doesn't lead to a fight.

By J. Fingas,   11.22.15
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10.06.15
Las Vegas bets that SpaceX will make it to Mars before NASA
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Las Vegas bets that SpaceX will make it to Mars before NASA

Oddsmakers believe SpaceX has the cash and determination to reach Mars before anyone else.

By J. Fingas,   10.06.15
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10.24.14
First private mission to the moon blasts off aboard a Chinese rocket
10.24.14

First private mission to the moon blasts off aboard a Chinese rocket

A Chinese Long March rocket has blasted off for a lunar flyby today, bringing with it a spacecraft...

By M. Moon,   10.24.14
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02.12.14
RIP: China's Jade Rabbit rover dies on the moon (update: it came back to life!)
02.12.14

RIP: China's Jade Rabbit rover dies on the moon (update: it came back to life!)

After facing a series of troubles since its arrival on the moon, China's Jade Rabbit rover has bee...

By E. Alvarez,   02.12.14
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12.14.13
China's Jade Rabbit rover lands on the moon (Update: pictures)
12.14.13

China's Jade Rabbit rover lands on the moon (Update: pictures)

China has just entered a very exclusive club -- it's now the third country to have soft-landed veh...

By J. Fingas,   12.14.13
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