US wants to sell long-range missiles to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Part of a proposed US$7 billion arms deal the U.S. is planning for Taiwan reportedly includes long-range missiles capable of striking targets in China. As tensions heat...

China fires Long March rocket directly over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's state-run media has announced that the autocratic country has fired a Long March rocket "over the skies of Taiwan Island, China." According to a p...

China says Mars probe stable; no word on reusable spacecraft

BEIJING (AP) — China's Mars probe Tianwen-1, which blasted into space in July, is now more than 15 million kilometers (9 million miles) from Earth en route to the red planet, the National Space Admini...

Protests in the long term: How is a lasting legacy cemented?

NEW YORK (AP) — What sort of staying power does it take for a protest movement to be judged a success? This year, without a centralized team of senior leaders, perhaps the largest pr...

Protests in the long term: How is a lasting legacy cemented?

NEW YORK (AP) — What sort of staying power does it take for a protest movement to be judged a success? This year, without a centralized team of senior leaders, perhaps the largest pr...

China launches bold attempt to land rover on Mars

China launched its most ambitious Mars mission yet on Thursday (July 23) in a bold attempt to join the United States in successfully landing a spacecraft on the red planet. The Tianwen-1 was launch...

China launches rocket with probe to Mars

China launched a Long March 5 Y-4 rocket from the Wenchang Space Launch Centre in the southern island province of Hainan on Thursday. In February, the probe is expected to reach Mars where it will dep...

China moves rocket into place for nation's 1st Mars mission

BEIJING (AP) — China has moved a rocket into position to launch a rover to Mars next week in one of three upcoming missions to the red planet, one from the U.S. and another from the United Arab Emirat...

Opinion: A European Green wave may be coming — finally

The world is currently in the grips of two era-defining crises. The coronavirus pandemic is affecting us every day, restricting our freedoms and damaging our economies. But the other crisis, the one r...

China launches final satellite in GPS-like Beidou system

China on Tuesday (June 23) launched the final satellite in its Beidou constellation that emulates the U.S. Global Positioning System, marking a further step in the country's advance as a major spa...

China delays launch to complete GPS-like Beidou network

BEIJING (AP) — Citing technical reasons, China has delayed the launch of the final satellite to complete its Beidou Navigation Satellite System constellation that emulates the U.S. Global Positioning ...

China says experimental spaceship operating normally

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese spaceship is working normally in orbit, with its solar panels in position and a communication link established, the government said Thursday. The craft was l...

China plans to complete space station by 2022

BEIJING (AP) — China plans to send four crewed space missions and the same number of cargo craft to complete work on its permanent space station within about two years, officials said after the launch...

China launches trial version of latest spacecraft

BEIJING (AP) — China launched a newly designed spacecraft on Tuesday as part of its program to build an orbiting space station, furthering its aspirations to rival the U.S., Russia and private compani...

Video shows Chinese Long March rocket disintegrate after liftoff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Communist China's vaunted space program had another setback when a Long March rocket exploded shortly after liftoff on Thursday (April 9). At 7:46 p.m. on Thursday,...