Space: China and its ambitious plan to become a space superpower

  • Wanuan Song and Jana Toushinsky
  • BBC News

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Three Chinese astronauts have embarked on a six-month mission to work on the country’s new space station.

This is China’s latest move to become a space superpower in the next few decades.

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What is Tiangong Space Station?

Last year, China launched the first module of its Tiangong or “heavenly palace” space station into orbit.

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