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PREMIUM: China tests reusable spacecraft in secretive ‘star wars’ programme

10th September 2020 - 17:30 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch


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On 4 September China successfully tested in space a new ‘reusable experimental spacecraft’, nomenclature unknown, after launching it from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in Inner Mongolia.

A Long March 2F rocket carried the spacecraft into a low Earth orbit at an altitude of 350km, though the purpose of the ...

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