Astronauts Zhang Xiaoguang, Nie Haisheng and Wang Yaping, from left to right, join hands after leaving the re-entry capsule of China's Shenzhou 10 spacecraft in Inner Mongolia in June 2013. Photo: XinhuaAstronauts Zhang Xiaoguang, Nie Haisheng and Wang Yaping, from left to right, join hands after leaving the re-entry capsule of China's Shenzhou 10 spacecraft in Inner Mongolia in June 2013. Photo: Xinhua
Astronauts Zhang Xiaoguang, Nie Haisheng and Wang Yaping, from left to right, join hands after leaving the re-entry capsule of China's Shenzhou 10 spacecraft in Inner Mongolia in June 2013. Photo: Xinhua

Space the final frontier for Chinese start-ups and venture capitalists

Experts say state-run space programme is among the most expensive in the world, opening up opportunities for private investment

Topic |   Future tech
Astronauts Zhang Xiaoguang, Nie Haisheng and Wang Yaping, from left to right, join hands after leaving the re-entry capsule of China's Shenzhou 10 spacecraft in Inner Mongolia in June 2013. Photo: XinhuaAstronauts Zhang Xiaoguang, Nie Haisheng and Wang Yaping, from left to right, join hands after leaving the re-entry capsule of China's Shenzhou 10 spacecraft in Inner Mongolia in June 2013. Photo: Xinhua
Astronauts Zhang Xiaoguang, Nie Haisheng and Wang Yaping, from left to right, join hands after leaving the re-entry capsule of China's Shenzhou 10 spacecraft in Inner Mongolia in June 2013. Photo: Xinhua
READ FULL ARTICLE
Close
We need your support

Advertising helps us continue to provide quality content. Help support us by disabling your adblocker on our site.

How to whitelist us:
  1. 1
    Click on the AdBlock icon at the top right corner of your browser.
    For iOS, go to Settings/Safari/Content Blockers and turn it off.

    For Android, go to your Ad blocker app/Settings and turn it off.
  2. 2
    Click Enabled on this site until the text reads Disabled on this site.
  3. 2
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.
  4. 3
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.