China has already had its best year for space launches – and leads the US

//China has already had its best year for space launches – and leads the US

China has already had its best year for space launches – and leads the US

China has had more space launches in the first 10 months of 2021 than in any previous whole year, and is narrowly ahead of the United States in the intensifying space race.There were 40 launches, with two failures, from Chinese rocket launch pads by the end of October – already more than 2020’s 39, the country’s previous high for a year, with at least seven more planned before the end of December. In the same 10 months, the United States had 39 launches, of which 36 were successful.This year’s…

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