Tagged: China

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On the way to omnipotence

At first sight it is a science project. But when the Chinese soon launch their first space station, Tiangong-3, it will be about more: national pride, prestige and a very special form of diplomacy....

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China’s Mars craft enters parking orbit before landing rover

China says its Tianwen-1 spacecraft has entered a temporary parking orbit around Mars in anticipation of landing a rover on the red planet in the coming months. The China National Space Administration said the...

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China begins construction of its space station

Testing is in its final stages – Tianhe module in tests in 2019. Figure CMSA The operation of great power in space is accelerating even further. In a few months, the first and most...