Chinese space expert Qi Faren says China’s space programme has three objectives for the next three decades. Photo: Reuters
Chinese space expert Qi Faren says China’s space programme has three objectives for the next three decades. Photo: Reuters

In space, China’s focus still on defence, says Shenzhou veteran

  • In 2007, China used a kinetic kill vehicle to destroy one of its weather satellites, drawing criticism from the US
  • Space expert visiting Hong Kong says China’s lunar programme is open to cooperation with other nations

Topic |   China's space programme
Chinese space expert Qi Faren says China’s space programme has three objectives for the next three decades. Photo: Reuters
Chinese space expert Qi Faren says China’s space programme has three objectives for the next three decades. Photo: Reuters
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