New China port to host sea-based space launches

August 2, 2019

BEIJING - The China Aerospace Science and Technology is working with Yantai city and Shandong province to start construction of a port for sea-based space launches before the end of this year.

Upon completion, the port will consist of support facilities for sea-based space missions and four research and production centers for carrier rockets, satellite equipment, sea-launch platforms, according to a report in China Daily. (ATI).