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Landspace, China’s first private space company, plans a commercial rocket launch in 2017

4 weeks ago
Sky Canaves
ounded just last year, Landspace has been able to quickly develop rockets because its founders come from state-run space technology firms and it will be able to use designs previously tested by the government.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.