China To Launch New Spacecraft Prototype In April

The 63% scale capsule displayed by Casc at Airshow China in 2018.
Credit: Bradley Perrett/AW&ST
MELBOURNE, Australia—China will launch a prototype of its new crewed spacecraft in April, the government’s Xinhua news agency reported, two months after the rocket to be used for the mission returned to service following a 2017 failure. The spacecraft will not be manned on this initial flight. The...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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