18 January 2021
Construction of China's first smart manufacturing plant for satellites has been completed in Wuhan. Satellite production will start in March. CASIC Space Engineering Development, a Wuhan-based subsidiary of State-owned defense giant China Aerospace Science and Industry Corp, said on 17 January that construction of the plant, in Xinzhou district's Wuhan National Space Industry Base, and installation of its equipment were finished on 30 December. Engineers and technicians have been testing and fine-tuning its apparatus since then and will be ready by March, when the satellite production can start.
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