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116 - China and the Planets (feat. Andrew Jones)

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China has recently released a white paper outlining the next five years in spaceflight and it includes some interesting plans for the exploration of the planets. From lunar ambitions to Martian ones, Jupiter and beyond, China has big sights set. Andrew Jones returns to the show to talk about these plans and what China hopes to accomplish.

We talk Zhurong, Chang'e, and the Chinese National Space Administration

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