Weightlessness aboard the Blue Origin New Shepard, on July 20, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE Weightlessness aboard the Blue Origin New Shepard, on July 20, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE
Weightlessness aboard the Blue Origin New Shepard, on July 20, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE
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The sky is the limit for the emerging Chinese space industry

  • The real significance of the space exploits of Bezos and Branson may be to attract investment in the nascent global space industry for the private sector. And China now has the world’s best-funded and ambitious space programme with plenty of contracts to hand out to support the private sector

Weightlessness aboard the Blue Origin New Shepard, on July 20, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE Weightlessness aboard the Blue Origin New Shepard, on July 20, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE
Weightlessness aboard the Blue Origin New Shepard, on July 20, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE
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