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Chinese scientists recently unveiled a prototype quantum computer that in one computation can calculate 100 trillion times faster than the current best supercomputers.

Li Qing, deputy director of design for the Chang’e 5 explorer explains the difficulties and goals of retrieving and returning surface samples from the moon to Earth

A China-launched reusable experimental spacecraft made a successful landing at the planned site on September 6, after a two-day excursion in orbit that followed its launch on a Long March-2F carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, according to China’s State Xinhua News Agency.

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Chinese scientists launched the country’s first Mars orbiter and rover mission Tianwen-1 on July 23.

The final satellite of a Chinese navigation array was launched into orbit on a Long March 3B carrier rocket on June 23, completing the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) Version 3 six months ahead of schedule.

A team of Chinese mountaineers and surveyors were the only climbers to stand on top of the world in 2020 - their mission to calculate the height of Mount Qomolangma