Tag Archives: Space Exploration

Perfect Success!

Successful Launch of Tianzhou-7 Cargo Spacecraft On January 17, 2024, at 22:27 Beijing time, the Long March-7 Y8 carrier rocket carrying the Tianzhou-7 cargo spacecraft was ignited and launched at the Wenchang Space Launch Center in China. Approximately 10 minutes later, the Tianzhou-7 cargo spacecraft successfully separated from the rocket and entered its intended orbit. … Continue reading Perfect Success!

New Year Gift Pack, Successfully Launched!

Source: Jiangxi Promotion On January 17, 2024, at 22:27 Beijing time, the Long March 7 Y8 carrier rocket carrying the Tianzhou-7 cargo spacecraft was ignited and launched from the Wenchang Space Launch Site in China. Approximately 10 minutes later, the Tianzhou-7 cargo spacecraft successfully separated from the rocket and entered its planned orbit. Subsequently, the … Continue reading New Year Gift Pack, Successfully Launched!

Webb Captures 19 Galaxies

Latest Images from Webb Space Telescope Reveal 19 Spiral Galaxies in the Vicinity of the Milky Way On January 29, local time, the latest images taken by the Webb Space Telescope were released, showcasing 19 spiral galaxies that are relatively close to the Milky Way. These images provide new clues about star formation, galaxy structure, … Continue reading Webb Captures 19 Galaxies

Japan’s Mini Probe Lands on Moon, Solar Issue Arises

Japan’s Mini Probe Lands on Moon, Encounters Solar Issue In the early hours of January 20th, Japan’s small lunar probe SLIM landed on the lunar surface, but encountered a malfunction in its solar panels, rendering it incapable of generating power. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) live broadcast showed that around midnight on the 20th, … Continue reading Japan’s Mini Probe Lands on Moon, Solar Issue Arises

Tianzhou-7 Launch: Triennial Flights

China’s Long March 7 Rocket Successfully Launches Tianzhou 7 Cargo Spacecraft The Long March 7 Y8 carrier rocket (referred to as “Long March 7 rocket” below) ignited and lifted off from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in Hainan at 22:27 on January 17, according to CCTV News. It precisely sent the Tianzhou 7 cargo spacecraft … Continue reading Tianzhou-7 Launch: Triennial Flights

Chang’e-6 slated for mid-year launch

Source: China Internet News from January 10th – According to the official website of the China National Space Administration, on January 8th and 9th of 2024, the spacecraft components for the Chang’e-6 mission, part of the fourth phase of the lunar exploration program, were transported to Hainan Meilan International Airport aboard an An-124 and a … Continue reading Chang’e-6 slated for mid-year launch

Einstein Probe launched! A leader?

Exciting news! On January 9, 2024, at 3:03 PM, China successfully launched the Einstein Probe science satellite aboard a Long March 2C rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center. The satellite entered its planned orbit without a hitch, marking yet another triumphant mission for China’s burgeoning space program. There is much to celebrate as China’s … Continue reading Einstein Probe launched! A leader?