China’s Tiangong Space Station is key to its space ambitions and its space rivalry with the US. Illustration: Weibo
China’s Tiangong Space Station is key to its space ambitions and its space rivalry with the US. Illustration: Weibo

China space programme: 4 key missions in 2022 include finishing core of space station, sea rocket launches

  • In 2022, China has big ambitions relating to the moon, Mars and sea-based rocket launch pads
  • There are six missions planned this year to expand the Tiangong space station – China’s rival to the ISS – for long-term living

Topic |   China's space programme
China’s Tiangong Space Station is key to its space ambitions and its space rivalry with the US. Illustration: Weibo
China’s Tiangong Space Station is key to its space ambitions and its space rivalry with the US. Illustration: Weibo
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