China aims to have a space station by 2022, with the first launch in the programme planned for early next year. Photo: Handout China aims to have a space station by 2022, with the first launch in the programme planned for early next year. Photo: Handout
China aims to have a space station by 2022, with the first launch in the programme planned for early next year. Photo: Handout
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China space station on track for 2022 with core module to launch in spring

  • Astronauts are already in training and construction of module and rocket launcher has been completed
  • Ambitious space programme includes plans for a lunar station by 2045 and a commercial launching service

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China aims to have a space station by 2022, with the first launch in the programme planned for early next year. Photo: Handout China aims to have a space station by 2022, with the first launch in the programme planned for early next year. Photo: Handout
China aims to have a space station by 2022, with the first launch in the programme planned for early next year. Photo: Handout
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