China develops new rocket for manned moon mission: media

Beijing (AFP) Dec 08, 2014

China is developing a huge rocket that will be used for its first manned mission to the moon, state media said Monday, underscoring Beijing’s increasingly ambitious space programme.

The first launch of the Long March-9 will take place around 2028, said the China Daily, which also cited experts saying the rocket’s development is at the research stage.

It will carry a load of 130 tonnes, t —> Read More Here


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