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China is building fifth spaceport

8e7e12b8d04621a40660031143ba012fA new spaceport will be built in Xianshan, China, and it will be the fifth in the country.

The organization that will be engaged in the construction of the object has already been found - the tender for the construction was won by the engineering company of the eastern province of Zhejiang.

The project of the cosmodrome will also include an assembly and test complex and a command center, which will be built as part of the tender.

 In total, Nimbo will spend 237 billion rubles on the project over 4 years (from 2021 to 2025).

It is planned that about 100 rocket launches will be carried out from the new cosmodrome per year.

It should be noted that last year China has already carried out 39 launches into space, in 2021 the country plans to increase this figure to 40.

Earlier «NIA-China» informed that China opens world's largest radio telescope.