The heavy-lift rocket arrived at the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site on Hainan Island on Monday. Photo: Weibo The heavy-lift rocket arrived at the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site on Hainan Island on Monday. Photo: Weibo
The heavy-lift rocket arrived at the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site on Hainan Island on Monday. Photo: Weibo
Space

Xi Jinping urges era of exploration as China nears launch of first space station module

  • Long March 5B rocket transported to Hainan site where it will be loaded with control centre and main living area for astronauts
  • Launch expected in the coming months as China continues to step up its space programme

Topic |   Space
The heavy-lift rocket arrived at the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site on Hainan Island on Monday. Photo: Weibo The heavy-lift rocket arrived at the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site on Hainan Island on Monday. Photo: Weibo
The heavy-lift rocket arrived at the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site on Hainan Island on Monday. Photo: Weibo
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