Chinese Moonshot Proposal Relies On New Rocket

New-Generation Manned Launch Vehicle capsule
A 63%-scale test specimen of the capsule of China’s new manned spacecraft.
Credit: Bradley Perrett/AW&ST
China is developing a multishot plan for a manned Moon landing that would feature docking in lunar orbit and a low-risk launcher based on current technology. The rocket, previously revealed as a concept but now confirmed as the focus of a contemplated mission plan, would have half the launch...

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