China readies next generation rockets
China is planning to launch is next generation Long March-5 carrier rocket in 2014.
Beijing: China is planning to launch is next generation Long March-5 carrier rocket in 2014.
Chinese experts have succeeded in developing the hydrogen box that will store fuel for the Long March-5 rocket. It will more than triple its carrying capacity.
China is also developing a Long March-7 rocket for launch in the next five years, said Liang Xiaohong, deputy head of China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology.
China has sought to develop non-toxic, low-cost, reliable and safe carrier rockets to build a space station, the Shanghai Daily reported Sunday.