The Chinese astronauts during their 90-day mission on board the Tiangong space station. Photo: Handout
The Chinese astronauts during their 90-day mission on board the Tiangong space station. Photo: Handout

Xi affirms importance of China’s space ambitions in milestone week for programme

  • Space is a strategic asset that needs to be managed well, says president, as Tiangong station crew heads home after 90-day mission
  • The safe return of the three astronauts is the latest achievement as part of the country’s ‘great rejuvenation’ plans

Topic |   China's space programme
The Chinese astronauts during their 90-day mission on board the Tiangong space station. Photo: Handout
The Chinese astronauts during their 90-day mission on board the Tiangong space station. Photo: Handout
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