Posts Tagged ‘Xinhua’

First potential nuclear waste discovered at Fukushima plant

A remotely-controlled underwater robot investigating has captured what appears to be the first images of melted nuclear fuel debris inside a reactor at the Fukushima power plant in Japan – a discovery that some are hailing as “a potential milestone” in the clean-up efforts there. The plant was severely damaged by a tsunami in 2011 […]

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Chinese astronauts accept 1st earth-space interview

Beijing (XNA) Nov 18, 2016

Chinese astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong are currently on a 33-day space journey and acting as Xinhua special correspondents. On Tuesday, they talked with their copy desk on earth for the first time. Li Keyong (assoc…

Chinese firm plans to build the world’s fastest commercial maglev

A Chinese train manufacturer that is among the largest such outfits on the planet is looking to develop a new type of magnetic levitation (maglev) train that will reportedly be able to travel at record-setting speeds of 600 km/hr (373 mph), various media outlets are reporting. According to The Verge, the China Railway Rolling Stock […]

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Chinese astronauts reach orbiting lab: Xinhua

Beijing (AFP) Oct 19, 2016

Two Chinese astronauts entered the country’s new orbiting space laboratory for the first time on Wednesday, state media reported, as Beijing works towards having its own space station.

Mission commander Jing Haipeng was…

China to launch manned spacecraft: Xinhua

Beijing (AFP) Oct 16, 2016

China will launch a manned space mission on Monday, official media said, as the Asian giant works towards setting up its own space station.

Chinese astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong will be on board the Shenzhou-1…

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