Major Projects

Radio telescopes to build surrounding FAST for resolution enhancement

Chinese scientists are considering setting up smaller radio telescopes surrounding FAST to increase array resolution, authorities said. The resolution of the array will be around 100 times greater than currently.

China to carry out 35 aerospace launches in 2018

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) said Wednesday that the corporation would conduct 35 launches in 2018, the most missions in its history.

C919 expected to be delivered to customer in 2021: Project director

C919 Project Director says COMAC is speeding up to the pace of gaining an airworthiness certification for C919. The goal is to get its certification by 2020. COMAC hopes to deliver the C919 to customers in 2021.

China’s newly developed bullet train welcomed by passengers

Saturday marked one month since China's "Fuxing" bullet trains increased their maximum speed on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway to 350 kph. The bullet train has become the first choice for many travelers.

China's FAST telescope finds two pulsars during trial operation

China's National Astronomical Observatories announces on Tuesday that China-based FAST, the world's largest single-dish radio telescope has identified two pulsars.

China's new manned submersible completes deep sea testing

China's new manned submersible, on board the ship Tansuo-1, returned to port in Sanya, Hainan Province on Tuesday, after completing deep sea testing in the South China Sea.

China's remotely operated vehicle completes deep sea test

China's first domestic remotely operated vehicle (ROV) that can dive into a depth of 6,000 meters under water completed Saturday its maid deep sea test.

China's first homemade large passenger jet C919 completes 2nd test flight

​China's large passenger aircraft, the C919, completed its second test flight after two hours and 46 minutes in the air Thursday.

China's bullet trains bump speed, Beijing to Shanghai in 4.5 hours

The speed of China's new-generation bullet trains is increased significantly to 350 km/h as of Thursday.

China's ice breaker to try Arctic rim expedition

China's ice breaker Xuelong (Snow Dragon) will set sail on the country's eighth Arctic expedition Thursday, to attempt China's first circumnavigation of the Arctic rim, according to the Polar Research Institute of China.

New China-Europe freight train links China's Jiangxi, Uzbekistan

A new China-Europe freight train running between eastern China's Jiangxi Province and Uzbekistan has been launched. The train departed from Ganzhou city on Friday, and is expected to arrive in Tashkent 12 days later.

World's longest sea bridge to have electric vehicle charging stations

​Electric vehicle charging stations will be built on an artificial island off the world's longest sea bridge, authorities said Saturday.

Major milestone in longest man-made sea crossing mega-project

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge mega-project sees a new milestone on July 7, 2017, with the breakthrough of the world's longest underwater tunnel. Once open to traffic, later this year, travel times between Hong Kong and Zhuhai will be cut from 3 and a half hours to just 30 minutes.

China to build world's most challenging railway

The Sichuan-Tibet Railway will be the second railway into Tibet Autonomous Region after the Qinghai-Tibet Railway. The line will go through the southeast of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

China's major ultra-high voltage transmission lines in smooth operation

Currently there are about 30,000 kilometers of ultra-high voltage power transmission lines under construction and in operation in China.

China's quantum satellite achieves "spooky action" at record distance

A team of Chinese scientists have realized the satellite-based distribution of entangled photon pairs over 1,200 kilometers. The photon pairs were demonstrated to be still entangled after travelling long distances.

CGN launches London companies to support UK nuclear power projects

China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) launched two new companies in London on Wednesday, and moved a third to a new site, to support its nuclear power projects in the UK.

Chinese bridges start a new construction era

Almost 10 thousand new bridges are built every year across China, linking previously isolated cities and villages.

China delivers batch of ocean farming facilities to Norway

China Shipping Industry Corp, one of China's major shipbuilders, delivered an intelligent offshore ocean farming facility to Norway in Qingdao on Wednesday.

China’s BeiDou navigation system to expand to Belt, Road nations by 2018

Developers involved with the BeiDou Satellite Navigation system are preparing to make the next step forward in turning the Chinese-produced system into a major global player.

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