China’s Reusable Spacecraft Lands After Two Days In Orbit

A reusable spacecraft model shown at the 2018 Zhuhai airshow by CASC.
Credit: Steve Trimble/AWST
China’s first reusable spacecraft landed back on Earth on Sept. 6 after spending two days in orbit, state media announced. A brief statement by the Xinhua News agency confirmed that the spacecraft—launched on Sept. 4 from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China—had returned...

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