China has launched more satellites than any other country in recent years. Photo: AP China has launched more satellites than any other country in recent years. Photo: AP
China has launched more satellites than any other country in recent years. Photo: AP
Space

China to start building first space station as part of ambitious plans for year ahead

  • The country is planning over 40 rocket launches this year, the highest ever total, as it continues to expand its presence in space
  • Next month will also see the country’s first mission to Mars attempting to land a rover on the surface of the planet

Topic |   Space
China has launched more satellites than any other country in recent years. Photo: AP China has launched more satellites than any other country in recent years. Photo: AP
China has launched more satellites than any other country in recent years. Photo: AP
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