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Chinese students live 200 days in isolation to test life in space

A group of university students entered a simulated space cabin in Beijing on Sunday with the aim of living self-sufficiently for 200 days.

China prepares to launch second heavy-lift carrier rocket

China is preparing to launch a powerful rocket on Sunday as the country presses on with its ambitious space ...

SpaceX successfully launches satellite on reused rocket

SpaceX successfully re-launched its Falcon 9 rocket on Friday from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
June 26, 2017 | 08:07 am GMT+7

Next up for NASA: 'Touch the sun'

NASA hopes to gain new insights into the sun's impact on electronics on Earth with a groundbreaking mission to 'touch the sun' via an unmanned probe sent directly into the star's ...
June 01, 2017 | 03:44 pm GMT+7

'Awesomesauce,' proclaims US astronaut on historic spacewalk

So what is it like to float out into the vacuum of space?
May 13, 2017 | 08:53 am GMT+7

China simulates extended moon stays amid space drive

Volunteers would live in a 'simulated space cabin' for up to 200 days over the next year to test how humans can stay on the moon in the long term.
May 11, 2017 | 09:08 am GMT+7

Saturn moon has necessary conditions to harbor life, NASA says

Hydrogen found in Saturn moon's ice plumes may support microbial life.
April 14, 2017 | 09:14 am GMT+7

SpaceX hails 'revolution' after recycled rocket launch, landing

The re-used rocket powered its engines and landed upright on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean.
March 31, 2017 | 09:02 am GMT+7

China to launch lunar space probe before year's end

State media cast it as competition to U.S. President Donald Trump's ambitions to revitalise U.S. space exploration.
March 10, 2017 | 09:20 am GMT+7

SpaceX to send first tourists around moon next year

The two tourists have put down a 'substantial' deposit.
February 28, 2017 | 03:41 pm GMT+7

Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on moon, dies at 82

The last man who joined an exclusive club made of only 10 American astronauts to walk on the moon has died.
January 17, 2017 | 10:29 am GMT+7

Best photos of supermoon from Vietnam

Hundreds of people in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang shared their photos of the supermoon on Monday night with VnExpress.
November 15, 2016 | 12:06 pm GMT+7

Japan to build satellite for Vietnam’s climate observation

Two Japanese companies are slated to deliver the final product in 2018.
September 20, 2016 | 06:00 am GMT+7

Not such a waste of space: businesses spring up in Saigon's old apartment blocks

Inside Saigon's worn out apartment buildings, clothing stores and indie coffee shops are blossoming.
August 01, 2016 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

China sets out plan for manned moon landing by 2036

China wants to put astronauts on the moon by 2036, a senior space official said, the latest goal in China's ambitious lunar exploration programme.
April 29, 2016 | 03:31 pm GMT+7