China To Launch New-Generation Changzheng Rockets To Space In 2014

Category: Technology / Mar 14, 2013 3:32PM EDT
A senior Chinese aerospace scientist announced that China's new-generation Changzheng (Long March) rockets will launch in 2014. Bao Weimin, director of the science and technology committee of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, said the rockets are currently under research and development, and that rockets are crucial for a country's space exploration efforts. He added that China is also conducting the appraisal of heavy carrier rockets and the preliminary study of key technologies. (Video Source: REUTERS)