China’s Shenzhou-14 spacecraft lifted off atop a Long March 2 rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Gansu Province on June 5, carrying the latest crew of three to the Tiangong space station.
A Chinese scientific expedition set up an automatic meteorological station at an altitude of 8,800 meters above sea level on Mount Qomolangma (Everest) on May 4.
China’s first specialized monoclonal antibody treatment for Covid-19 has been granted emergency approval after completing phase III clinical trials, State media reported on November 9.
China’s second female astronaut and first to undertake a spacewalk, Wang Yaping, successfully completed a 6.5-hour spacewalk with Zhai Zhigang on November 8.
The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) announced on September 24 they have for the first time synthesized starch from carbon dioxide.
Chinese astronauts Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo successfully completed their first spacewalk outside the Tiangong space station on July 4, over two weeks after they arrived at the station in low-Earth orbit.