(SCMP) Shenzhou 16 launch is a tribute to China’s surging space prowess
The inclusion in the mission of a civilian payload specialist who had studied in Canada signals China’s plans for peaceful and scientific exploration of space.
Reports of further expansion of the Tiangong space station and the prospect of space tourism suggests the sky is the limit for China’s space programme.
The article published on South China Morning Post, written by Prof. Quentin Parker, Director of LSR, “Shenzhou 16 launch is a tribute to China’s surging space prowess” published on 1 Jun 2023.
The article can be read on https://www.scmp.com/comment/opinion/article/3222396/shenzhou-16-launch-tribute-chinas-surging-space-prowess