Chinese astronauts Jing Haipeng (left) and Chen Dong entering the space lab Tiangong-2 during their mission launched in October. Photo: Xinhua Chinese astronauts Jing Haipeng (left) and Chen Dong entering the space lab Tiangong-2 during their mission launched in October. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese astronauts Jing Haipeng (left) and Chen Dong entering the space lab Tiangong-2 during their mission launched in October. Photo: Xinhua
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China says it opposes space arms race but missions ‘must help protect national security’

Policies on space exploration outlined in white paper issued on Tuesday, amid concerns expressed by the US Defence Department about its aims

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Chinese astronauts Jing Haipeng (left) and Chen Dong entering the space lab Tiangong-2 during their mission launched in October. Photo: Xinhua Chinese astronauts Jing Haipeng (left) and Chen Dong entering the space lab Tiangong-2 during their mission launched in October. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese astronauts Jing Haipeng (left) and Chen Dong entering the space lab Tiangong-2 during their mission launched in October. Photo: Xinhua
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