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Work completed on satellite launch center in Hainan

By Sun Li ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-10-18 08:40:55

Construction of the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center in Hainan province, China's fourth and most advanced space launch center, has been completed and it will soon become operational, People's Daily reported on Friday.

The center is designed to handle next-generation rockets and space station modules. Building work began in 2009.

Situated on the northeast coast of Hainan, about 60 km from Haikou, the provincial capital, the center is the country's first coastal satellite launch base.

Work completed on satellite launch center in Hainan

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