Retrieved June 23, 2008.
The gigawatt-level geostationary station will require over 10,000 tonnes of infrastructure, delivered using over 100 Long March 9 launches.
These missions, with the exception of the Uranus mission, have been officially approved or are in the study phase as of June 2017.
Following these was the successful , China's first crewed mission in space on October 15, 2003, which carried in orbit for 21 hours and made China the third nation to launch a human into orbit.
Retrieved May 22, 2016.
This achievement made China the third country to independently send humans into space.
Retrieved May 21, 2021.
Space Weather Exploration, Research, and Forecasting; 3.