China’s Space Managers Seek Approval For New Heavy Lift Launcher Space Daily

China’s space program is expecting government approval this year to build a new and more powerful rocket that will serve as the nation’s vehicle to explore the moon, state media said Thursday. According to Luan Enjie, director-in-chief of China’s lunar exploration program, the new-generation carrier rocket will be developed over the next eight years, Xinhua news agency said.