China Has Limits After All

China Great Wall Confounded By SpaceX Prices, Aviation Week

"[Lei Fanpei, vice president of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp. (CAST)] did not take questions, and declined an interview request. But colleagues from China Great Wall, the marketing arm of CAST, say they are opening a one-person office in Washington this summer to push Chinese space products, including solar arrays. Declining to speak for attribution, the Chinese officials say they find the published prices on the SpaceX website very low for the services offered, and concede they could not match them with the Long March series of launch vehicles even if it were possible for them to launch satellites with U.S. components in them."

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