Long March 7 Is Delayed Again, Due To Fly In 2016

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It is not unusual for complex development programs to slip. But delays do not usually mount as steeply as they have for Long March 7. In March 2012 the rocket, China’s future workhorse space launcher, was supposed to be about 20 months away from flight. Three years later, that first launch is still...
Bradley Perrett

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

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