China To Research Heavy Launchers

Credit: NASA
SYDNEY—China will develop what it calls heavy-lift space launchers after preliminary research into enabling technologies, including powerful engines burning kerosene with liquid oxygen, according to a new statement of policy. The policy sets a plan to send a probe to Mars in 2020 and to conduct...
Bradley Perrett

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

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