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Showing posts with label Long March 5 heavy-lift rocket (China). Show all posts
Showing posts with label Long March 5 heavy-lift rocket (China). Show all posts

Friday, May 8, 2020

China’s new experimental spacecraft returns to Earth – after experiencing mysterious malfunction


China’s new experimental spacecraft returns to Earth – after experiencing mysterious malfunction


Article Excerpt: "... its mission had been hit by a mysterious malfunction with a "flexible and inflatable cargo return capsule" that was being tested as part of the launch, and which China gave no further information on. The China Manned Space Agency has said only that it operated abnormally..."


Reference: www.independent.co.uk

China Launches New Rocket as It Aims to Complete Space Station by 2022


China Launches New Rocket as It Aims to Complete Space Station by 2022


Article Excerpt: "... China plans to send four crewed space missions and the same number of cargo craft to complete work on its permanent space station within about two years, officials said after the launch of a newly designed spacecraft aboard the latest heavy-lift rocket..."


Reference: time.com

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

China Hints At Surprise Space Station Launch, Says Its New Rocket Can Challenge SpaceX


China Hints At Surprise Space Station Launch, Says Its New Rocket Can Challenge SpaceX


Article Excerpt: "... China wants in on the lucrative commercial rocket launch business and intends to make the Long March-5B rocket available to private companies to launch single or multiple satellites. Not surprisingly, CALVT claims that the yet-to-be-tested rocket will make it cheaper for companies to send payloads into orbit compared to similar rockets in the international market, such as SpaceX ..."


Reference: www.forbes.com

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

China's Long March 5 heavy-lift rocket set for crucial July launch


China's Long March 5 heavy-lift rocket set for crucial July launch


Article Excerpt: "... China will resume launches of its Long March 5 rocket in July, according to a senior space official, with a planned follow up mission in December to collect samples from the Moon and return them to Earth ..."


Reference: gbtimes.com