04 March 2021
Leonard David sums it nicely up in his recent article on his INSIDE OUTER SPACE blog: "China appears to be on the verge of a one-two punch in both the country’s human space flight program as well as its robotic planetary exploration plans. Before the end of June, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) notes it anticipates the lofting of the 20-metric-ton core space station module, Tianhe, or Harmony of Heaven. Also, China is targeting an attempted landing on Mars in May-June with the Tianwen-1’s lander/rover - the country’s first independent mission to the Red Planet."
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