13 December 2019
There have 29 successful rocket launches in China this year and with a few more scheduled for the last days of 2019. "After decades of development, China's space launches have shifted from previous scientific experiments to practical application, which has led to an increase in the number and scale of launches," said Wang Ya'nan, chief editor of Aerospace Knowledge magazine. China 's launch technology has reached a "certain level of maturity," Wang said. But there is still a gap between China and leading nations in terms of aerospace infrastructure and new-generation power systems. That difference will not be easy to narrow within a short time, he said.
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