How China’s space programme went from launching satellites to building its own space station

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “How China’s space programme went from launching satellites to building its own space station” – below is their description.

China’s space programme has come a long way since the country embarked on its first space mission in the late 1960s. Today, it is only the third country in the world to carry out manned space missions, after the United States and Russia. As China continues setting new milestones in its space programme, we take a look at what’s fuelling its space aspirations.

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