07 September 2018
China sent a new marine satellite into orbit on 7 September to help improve understanding of maritime waters and climate change. A Long March-2C rocket carrying the HY-1C satellite took off at 11:15 a.m. from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province. The satellite HY-1C will help monitor ocean color and water temperatures, providing basic data for research on the global oceanic environment, according to the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense.
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07 September 2018
A suborbital rocket developed by a private Chinese company was successfully launched on 7 September, at 12:10 p.m., from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.
The OS-X1, developed and produced by One Space, can reach a speed of Mach 4.5 in load flight.
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05 September 2018
Chinese private company iSpace sent suborbital rocket SQX-1Z into space on 5 September at 1:00 p.m. from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.
The SQX-1Z was developed by Beijing-based private rocket developer iSpace. The company, founded in 2016 also has a research center in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province.
The rocket carried three CubeSats, miniature satellites, for two Chinese commercial companies. After entering its preset orbit, the rocket will release two satellites for testing, and the other satellite will be parachuted to Earth, according to a statement by the company.
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03 September 2018
CASC published a plan, which aims at CASC becoming a world-class aerospace enterprise between 2020 and 2030, and supporting the modernization of national defense and the armed forces. The roadmap outlines that China will launch a series of significant aerospace projects over the next three years, including construction of an unmanned moon research station, as part of the efforts of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) to transform China into a major power in space. For that, the CASC corporation will effectively support economic, scientific, technological and military development in the second stage between 2030 and 2045.
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05 September 2018
Miao Jian was born in Shanghai in May of 1977. As the chief technician of the National Master Skills Studio, she has been involved in the development and production of key components for launch vehicles, tactical weapons and spacecraft.
Miao has devoted herself to the aerospace industry for 23 years, and her progress was accompanied by the process of China's reform and opening-up. She said: "As a frontline skilled worker, I may not know which spaceships the precision-machined parts I made will ultimately be used on, but I still feel proud to be a member of the country's space missions. I do know that my efforts will contribute to the reform and development of China's space industry."
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27 August 2018
The 2018 International Symposium on Advanced Aerospace Manufacturing Technology will be hosted by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, and its purpose is to "Capture the strategic direction and key trends in the development of advanced aerospace manufacturing technology, encourage open innovation, strengthen exchanges and cooperation, and enhance capabilities." The seminar will invite academicians, professors, well-known scholars in the field of advanced manufacturing, senior executives of high-end equipment manufacturing enterprises at home and abroad, as well as experts and practitioners in the field of aerospace manufacturing and technology to conduct exchanges and discussions.
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