China's space exploration
Chinese astronauts Jing Haipeng (L) and Chen Dong wave in front of a Chinese national flag before the launch omore
The far side of the moon taken by the Chang'e-4 lunar probe is seen in this image provided by China National Smore
A Long March-3B rocket carrying the Chang'e 4 lunar probe takes off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center imore
A photograph of the giant screen at the Beijing Aerospace Control Center shows photo of the Yutu, or "Jade Rabmore
A photograph of the giant screen at the Beijing Aerospace Control Center shows photo of China's Chang'e 3 probmore
A photograph taken on a giant screen at the Beijing Aerospace Control Center in Beijing shows an animated imagmore
Ground crew helps a Chinese astronaut exit from the re-entry capsule of China's Shenzhou-10 spacecraft, after more
A policeman stands guard next to a component of the Shenzhou-10 manned spacecraft which was found in Badain Jamore
The Long March II-F rocket loaded with a Shenzhou-9 manned spacecraft carrying Chinese astronauts Jing Haipengmore
Liu Yang (C), China's first female astronaut, waves next to her comrade Jing Haipeng (L) as she comes out frommore
A full-size model of Chinese space station core module Tianhe is seen at the China International Aviation and more
Chinese astronauts (from L to R) Zhang Xiaoguang, Nie Haisheng and Wang Yaping salute in a re-entry capsule dumore
China's Long March rocket carries the manned spacecraft Shenzhou-11 at the launch centre in Jiuquan, China, Ocmore
A model of the moon lander for China's Chang'e 4 lunar probe is displayed at the China International Aviation more
A view of China's Tiangong (Heavenly Palace) 1 module (top L) just before it docks with the Shenzhou 8 spacecrmore
Astronaut Zhai Zhigang of China holds the national flag after exiting the Shenzhou VII space craft in this Sepmore
A video grab shows Chinese astronauts sitting in the Shenzhou VII as the spacecraft blasts off from the Jiuquamore
Technicians prepare to assemble the returning cabin of the Shenzhou-7 manned spacecraft at the Jiuquan Satellimore
Technicians prepare to assemble the cover of the Shenzhou-7 manned spacecraft at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch more
The Shenzhou-7 manned spaceship, the Long-March II-F rocket and the escape tower are transferred to the launchmore
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A selection of some of our top photos from last month.
A selection of images taken by former Reuters photographer Desmond Boylan, who passed away this week.