Jan 28, 2022 08:59 PM

China Seeks Major Space Power Status by 2030


China has vowed to strengthen its space presence “in an all-round manner” over the next five years, according to a white paper issued Friday, as the country works to realize its aim to become a major space power by 2030.

Noting that the space industry is “a critical element of overall national strategy,” the document, titled “China's Space Program: A 2021 Perspective,” summarized China’s achievements in the past five years and laid out plans for future major space projects.

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