Here's China's plan to compete with SpaceX and Blue Origin

The Long March 8, scheduled to start flying in 2020, has a completely reusable first stage, with powered descent for the core, and parachutes for the boosters.

CASC’s Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology will start testing vertical landing technology for LM-4 and LM-6 rockets in 2019 and 2020.

The first Long March 7 flight took off from Wenchang, Hainan Island on June 25, 2016. It tested new technologies in orbit, like space debris removal, satellite refueling, and China’s next generation of manned spacecraft.

Linkspace’s New Line 1 rockets, built for launching microsatellites of up to 441 pounds in size, will have a reusable four-engine first stage. Future New Line models will be completely reusable.


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