China Seeks Human Lunar-landing Technology

rocket launcher
The Ukrainian company KB Yuzhnoye is known to have provided China assistance in developing the YF-100 engine that propels the Long March 5 rocket.
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After almost two decades of rumors and semiofficial reports, the latest evidence of China’s ambition to put its astronauts on the Moon comes from . . . Ukraine. According to well-informed sources, the Chinese space industry has solicited help from Ukrainian engineers at KB Yuzhnoye in the city of...

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