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date: 16 November 2019

Space Program Tàikōng jìhuà 太空计划‎ 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of China
Author(s):
Kevin PollpeterKevin POLLPETER

China’s space program had its start in1956with the development of ballistic missile technology. In recent years, China has made important progress across a broad range of space technologies—including launchers, satellites, and human space flight—and has taken a leading role in regional space cooperation. In2003, China launched its first astronaut into space on the Shenzhou-5. The human space flight program ultimately plans to create a permanent manned space station. ...

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