Members of the testing team for China’s Kuaizhou 1A orbital launch rocket queue for Covid-19 tests. Photo: Handout
Members of the testing team for China’s Kuaizhou 1A orbital launch rocket queue for Covid-19 tests. Photo: Handout

China space programme hit by coronavirus outbreak as rocket work stops

  • Rocket’s testing team in lockdown after Covid-19 positive travellers visit area in northwest of the country
  • Infections have been detected across the country, from Xian to Beijing

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Members of the testing team for China’s Kuaizhou 1A orbital launch rocket queue for Covid-19 tests. Photo: Handout
Members of the testing team for China’s Kuaizhou 1A orbital launch rocket queue for Covid-19 tests. Photo: Handout
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