China Launches New Manned Spacecraft With Long March 5B

Long March
Credit: Chinese Ministry of National Defense
BEIJING—China has launched its new manned spacecraft with the first flight of the Long March 5B, a rocket version intended mainly for missions for building a forthcoming space station. The flight followed rigorous quality checks prompted by launch failures of Long March 7A and Long March 3B rockets...
Bradley Perrett

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

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