Two old spacecraft may catastrophically collide in orbit-1

Two old spacecraft may catastrophically collide in orbit

If they do hit one another, the smashup could create a spray of debris that would be extremely dangerous for other satellites and could set off a chain-reaction of collision-report About 1000 kilometers above Earth’s surface, two old spacecraft may be on a collision course. If they do hit one another, the smashup could create […]

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China’s Mars probe over 8 million km away from Earth

China launched the Mars probe on July 23, designed to complete orbiting, landing and roving in a single mission, thus taking the first step in its planetary exploration of the solar system. The Mars probe is expected to reach the red planet around February 2021. Monitoring Desk Beijing: China’s Mars probe Tianwen-1 has traveled more […]

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China successfully launches first Mars mission

A Mars probe is launched on a Long March-5 rocket from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in south China’s Hainan Province, July 23, 2020 Monitoring Desk WENCHANG, Hainan: China launched a Mars probe on Thursday, aiming to complete orbiting, landing and roving in one mission, and taking the first step in its planetary exploration of […]

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China cultivates grassland under the sea

Researchers of the institute restore seagrass meadows. (Photo courtesy of an institute of marine ecology under Hainan Academy of Ocean and Fisheries Sciences) Beijing: In 2018, an institute of marine ecology under Hainan Academy of Ocean and Fisheries Sciences in south China’s Hainan Province was given a novel task – planting seagrasses on the ocean […]

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China Develops Newsbot To Help Global Virus Fight

Newsbot can answer questions about the novel coronavirus in English Monitoring Desk Beijing: An intelligent newsbot, which can answer questions about the novel coronavirus in English, was launched recently on China Daily’s App, an app which has been downloaded nearly 30 million times around the world, and leverages the global mobile platform to deepen the […]

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50 percent women of poor countries have no access to mobile internet

Affordability remains the critical barrier to mobile ownership, while lower awareness, as well as a lack of literacy and digital skills, are vital factors preventing women’s mobile internet use Karachi: A new GSMA (Global System for Mobile Communications) study launched Thursday shows that despite progress, the gender gap in mobile internet usage remains substantial, with […]

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Israeli, Italian researchers develop efficient solar method to produce hydrogen

(File Photo) Jerusalem: Israeli and Italian researchers have developed an efficient process for producing hydrogen and other products, utilizing solar energy, the northern Israel Institute of Technology said. For decades, hydrogen has been considered the future fuel, because its burning only releases energy and water and does not pollute the environment. Most of the hydrogen […]

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China successfully launches 4 satellites on single carrier rocket

Four new technology experiment satellites are launched by a Long March-2D carrier rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China’s Sichuan Province.  Beijing: China launched the Long March 2D carrier rocket at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 05:07 on Thursday, February 20. The rocket carried four new technology test satellites C, D, […]

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AI system helps control pneumonia epidemic

Monitoring Desk Beijing: A new system that can identify people with a high fever, a typical symptom of the pneumonia epidemic caused by the novel coronavirus, was officially put into use at the Mudanyuan subway station in Beijing’s Haidian District on Feb. 4, Beijing Youth Daily reported. Developed by Megvii Technology, an AI company based […]

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China develops new gyroplane for border plateau operations

(File Photo) Monitoring Desk Beijing: The latest gyroplane commissioned by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has increased plateau capabilities for a wider variety of missions and is expected to be deployed along China’s southwestern border regions, experts said. Commonly known as the Falcon, the new Lieying gyroplane is equipped with three seats instead of two […]

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