Posted: 26.01.2023 17:40:00

Beijing plans to launch 200+ spacecraft into orbit in 2023

The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) announced that this year the country will continue the exploration of outer space and launch more than 200 spacecraft into orbit, TASS reports


It is noted that in 2023, Beijing plans to launch seventy space missions, including to the Chinese orbital station. It is planned to send the Tianzhou-6 cargo craft there, as well as two manned spacecraft, Shenzhou-16 and Shenzhou-17.

Moreover, this year, the country will develop programmes to explore the Earth’s satellite, as well as Mars. Accordingly, the development of interplanetary automatic stations Chang’e-7 and Tianwen-2 will continue.

It is mentioned that China will continue to liaise with other countries on the issue of space exploration.

It is known that last year Beijing implemented 64 launches, once again breaking its own national record. The United States took second place in the same indicator.