21 September 2016
Chinese space engineers will join hands to develop a next-generation craft with enormous business potential for commercial launches and space tourism, according to an industry conference. As competition in the international aerospace field becomes increasingly fierce, Chinese space engineers have reached a consensus that the new craft is of great importance to China's aviation and space sectors, a statement released after the First China Combined-Cycle Aerospace Vehicle Development Forum in Beijing said on 20 September. The cutting-edge craft will have many opportunities in the government-backed space and business sectors, so Chinese researchers have decided to work together to develop the technology.
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20 September 2016
China's experiment in human living for space exploration is going smoothly, halfway into the project, the Astronaut Center of China (ACC) announced 20 September. Four volunteers started a 180-day experiment in June in a sealed space capsule, testing technology that will be used in deep-space exploration. The experiment examines how oxygen, water and food can be used and reused in space.
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14 September 2016
SSBV-Rovsing (Rovsing, Denmark) enters a Distributor Agreement with the Chinese company Shanghai KeLiang Information Tech. & Eng. Co., Ltd (KeLiang) KeLiang, a well-established Chinese supplier of terrestrial and space related power testing and simulation systems, shall market, distribute and sell Rovsing’s products, in particular the recently qualified Solar Array Simulator (SAS) and the associated Second Level Protection (SLP) units together with associated services like consulting, project design, commissioning, training and maintenance as appropriate and requested by KeLiang’s customers in mainland China. Rovsing’s SAS will compete with similar US built products, which dominate the Chinese market today.  
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16 September 2016
The successful launch of the Tiangong-2, along with the maiden flight of China's new generation carrier rocket Long March-7 in June 2016, bodes well for the final phase of China's three-step manned space programme. Starting from scratch, China's ever-expanding multi-billion-dollar space program is increasingly becoming a source of national pride and a marker of technological expertise in the global community.
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17 September 2016
China has invited scientists from Pakistan, Germany, France, Italy, Russia and the EU to watch the launch of its next month’s manned space flight to send two astronauts to join a space lab which has been put into orbit, a media report said. The scientists were invited to watch the launch of Shenzhou 11 capsule from Inner Mongolia in October 2016.
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16 September 2016
When the Shenzhou XI manned spacecraft starts its journey next month to meet the Tiangong II space lab, it will be tracked by China's latest space monitor and communications system aboard a new tracking ship. The fourth-generation, ship-borne space monitor and communications system, developed by China Electronics Technology Group Corp, a State-owned defense giant, is carried by the Yuanwang 7 space tracking ship and is the best of its kind in the world, said company designers.
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