China is aiming for more lunar landings to lay the groundwork for a science and research station on the moon. Photo: AFP
China is aiming for more lunar landings to lay the groundwork for a science and research station on the moon. Photo: AFP
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To the moon and back: China sets new targets in race to be No 1 space power

  • Fifth white paper on China’s space programme focuses on both technological and business aspects of space exploration
  • National Space Administration will transfer more technologies to develop ‘new forms of space economy’, says official

China is aiming for more lunar landings to lay the groundwork for a science and research station on the moon. Photo: AFP
China is aiming for more lunar landings to lay the groundwork for a science and research station on the moon. Photo: AFP
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