China Replacing Older Space Launcher With Low-Cost Rocket

Credit: Long March: CMSEO
BEIJING—China’s main builder of space launchers is developing what it calls a low-cost rocket that is likely to replace part of its venerable Long March 3 series. Long March 8, as the new product is called, is designed to loft 7.6 metric tons (17,000 lb.) to low-Earth orbit, says the state...

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