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Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones is a space journalist following China's space program. He is based in Finland and tweets as @AJ_FI.

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China's lunar sample return mission will pave way for future ambitions

April 06, 2017

Later this year, China is launching the Change'5 spacecraft to return a sample from the Moon. The mission will pave the way for future ambitions, including crewed trips to the lunar surface.

China outlines its space exploration ambitions

December 27, 2016

China released a new white paper on its policy and activities in space, outlining ambitious deep space exploration, human spaceflight and space science projects as major priorities for the years up to 2020 and beyond.

Long March 5 launch blasts China into age of space station and deep space exploration

November 03, 2016

Today, China launched its largest rocket yet, the Long March 5, from the new coastal launch center on Hainan Island. The launch is a major step forward on the country's path to deep space.

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