BEIJING, May 29 (Xinhua) — The following is a summary of published science and technology news in China.
SHENZHOU-14 CREWED SPACESHIP
The combination of the Shenzhou-14 crewed spaceship and a Long March-2F carrier rocket has been transferred to the launching area.
The facilities and equipment at the launch site are in good condition, and various pre-launch function checks and joint tests will be carried out as planned.
The AC352 medium multi-purpose helicopter has completed its function and reliability flight test phase. The helicopter completed its long-distance ferry flight test, the final test of this phase. All parts and equipment worked well.
The new helicopter has now begun its countdown to certification.
ANCIENT KILN DISCOVERED
Archaeologists have discovered a decarburization kiln dating back to the Warring States Period (475 B.C.-221 B.C.) in the Houduanwan cast-iron relics site in Henan Province.
The site, in the city of Xinzheng, was an official workshop for casting tools and weapons for the State of Han, which was active during that period.