An artist’s impression of the CASC spaceplane, which had its first test flight in July. Photo: Weibo
An artist’s impression of the CASC spaceplane, which had its first test flight in July. Photo: Weibo

China’s future spaceplane may be able to take off and land at airports

  • Successful test flight in July suggests it has an advantage over the rocket-launched US equivalent, Chinese military magazine says
  • It adds to concerns over the weaponisation of space, as powers race to develop anti-satellite weapons and hypersonic missiles

Topic |   China's military
An artist’s impression of the CASC spaceplane, which had its first test flight in July. Photo: Weibo
An artist’s impression of the CASC spaceplane, which had its first test flight in July. Photo: Weibo
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