China’s new manned spacecraft prototype successfully returns to Earth

//China’s new manned spacecraft prototype successfully returns to Earth

China’s new manned spacecraft prototype successfully returns to Earth

This article originally appeared on ABACUSChina completed an important step for its manned space program on Friday when a prototype for its next-generation manned spacecraft successfully returned to Earth. The unmanned prototype landed at a site in Dongfeng after being launched on Monday by the heavy-lift Long March 5B rocket. It performed tasks like changing orbit and 3D printing objects in space, which was a first for China. The spacecraft’s successful launch and return marks the…

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