China plans to conduct several manned space flights from 2019 to 2022, according to a report from state-run Xinhua news agency. It quoted Wang Zhaoyao, the director of the country’s manned space program office as saying that a 60-tonne space station will also be assembled and built during this period.
Illustration of planned Chinese space station. Source: China National Space Administration, the Space Review
China to conduct several manned space flights around 2020
The flights will come as China assembles a planned space station