China’s Long March-8 rocket on the launch pad before its maiden flight. Photo: Handout China’s Long March-8 rocket on the launch pad before its maiden flight. Photo: Handout
China’s Long March-8 rocket on the launch pad before its maiden flight. Photo: Handout
Space

China aims for commercial race with at least 20 Long March-8 rocket launches a year

  • Programme’s commander-in-chief says he is confident goal to launch rockets simply, quickly and often is achievable
  • Reduced costs and future reusability aimed at making Chinese launches economical service for governments and companies

Topic |   Space
China’s Long March-8 rocket on the launch pad before its maiden flight. Photo: Handout China’s Long March-8 rocket on the launch pad before its maiden flight. Photo: Handout
China’s Long March-8 rocket on the launch pad before its maiden flight. Photo: Handout
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