by Staff Writers
Beijing (XNA) Dec 28, 2012
China has established its first key national laboratory for space cryogenic propellant research, which will provide technological support for the country's future space missions.
Established in a unit under the General Armament Department of the People's Liberation Army, the lab was created to accelerate China's efforts to break the technological bottleneck in the field.
China aims to develop the lab into a major platform for technological innovation in cryogenic engineering, according to an official statement Xinhua obtained Thursday.
Source: Xinhua News Agency
China National Space Administration
Rocket Science News at Space-Travel.Com
|The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2014 - Space Media Network. AFP, UPI and IANS news wire stories are copyright Agence France-Presse, United Press International and Indo-Asia News Service. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement,agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by Space Media Network on any Web page published or hosted by Space Media Network. Privacy Statement|