China Launches Secretive Reusable Space Vehicle

Long March
Credit: Chinese Ministry of National Defense
SINGAPORE–China sent a secretive reusable space vehicle into orbit on Aug.4 from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, making it the third known mission of such a spacecraft. Known as Chongfu Shiyong Shiyan Hangtian Qi, or reusable experimental spacecraft, it was sent to low Earth orbit on a Long March...

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