China And The U.S. Dominate Global Space Launch Market

Credit: Rocket Lab
Despite gains by U.S. launch industry juggernaut SpaceX, which is on track to complete a company record 21 flights in 2018, China surpassed the U.S. in the total number of orbital launches this year. With 36 flights, including the Chang’e 4 mission to the far side of the Moon, China slipped ahead of...

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