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Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones is a contributing editor for The Planetary Society. He is a Finland-based journalist who covers China's space program. His Twitter account is @AJ_FI.

Latest Planetary Radio Appearance

China on the Final Frontier

June 24, 2020 • 51:39

China has big plans for a space station, exploration of the Moon and Mars, and possibly a mission that will follow Voyager beyond the edge of the solar system.

Latest Blog Posts

China Considers Voyager-like Mission to Interstellar Space

November 19, 2019

The mission includes a flyby of Neptune and measurements of the heliosphere, the electrically charged gas bubble surrounding our solar system

Lunar Orbiter Longjiang-2 Smashes into Moon

August 05, 2019

Don’t worry, this was a planned end for a tiny satellite that has been a huge success.

Hayabusa2 makes second touchdown on asteroid Ryugu

July 11, 2019

Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft has touched down on Ryugu for a second time, bagging samples which hopefully contain material from the subsurface of the asteroid.

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