Andrew Jones returns to the show to catch up on the Chinese space industry—Tiangong, reusable launchers, constellations, and the Moon.

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Andrew Jones (@AJ_FI) / XOrienspace breaks Chinese commercial launch records with Gravity-1 solid rocket – SpaceNewsShanghai firm behind G60 megaconstellation raises $943 million – SpaceNewsChina to debut large reusable rockets in 2025 and 2026 – SpaceNewsIndia targets uncrewed Gaganyaan orbital test mission in July, crewed flight in 2025 – SpaceNewsChina rolls out rocket for Queqiao-2 lunar satellite launch – SpaceNewsChina’s 2024 space plans include 100 launches and moon sample return mission – SpaceNews

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