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March 08, 2016
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China's ambition after space station
Beijing (XNA) Mar 08, 2016
China will manage to exploit the space between earth and the moon for solar power and other resources after it builds a space station in 2020, Lt Gen. Zhang Yulin, said Monday. The deputy chief of the armament development department of the Central Military Commission said preliminary work on the program had already begun. "The earth-moon space will be strategically important for the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation," said the national lawmaker. China's military authority is one ... read more
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