The successful reuse of Elon Musk’s Falcon rocket has destroyed the myth that private firms should be barred from hi-tech and defence-related areas, according to a top Chinese economist. Photo: AP The successful reuse of Elon Musk’s Falcon rocket has destroyed the myth that private firms should be barred from hi-tech and defence-related areas, according to a top Chinese economist. Photo: AP
The successful reuse of Elon Musk’s Falcon rocket has destroyed the myth that private firms should be barred from hi-tech and defence-related areas, according to a top Chinese economist. Photo: AP

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The successful reuse of Elon Musk’s Falcon rocket has destroyed the myth that private firms should be barred from hi-tech and defence-related areas, according to a top Chinese economist. Photo: AP The successful reuse of Elon Musk’s Falcon rocket has destroyed the myth that private firms should be barred from hi-tech and defence-related areas, according to a top Chinese economist. Photo: AP
The successful reuse of Elon Musk’s Falcon rocket has destroyed the myth that private firms should be barred from hi-tech and defence-related areas, according to a top Chinese economist. Photo: AP
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