China wants to establish new partnership in space exploration

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China wants to establish new partnership in space exploration

This photo shows the combination of a Tianzhou 5 cargo spacecraft and a Long March 7 Y 6 carrier rocket arriving at the launching area, Nov 9, 2022. CN HAIKOU - China wants to establish a new global partnership in space exploration and innovation in an effort to build a community with shared future for humanity in outer space, according to a statement issued by the China National Space Administration CNSA on Monday.

The statement was issued during the United Nations China Global Partnership Workshop on Space Exploration and Innovation, which opened on Monday in Haikou, south China's island province of Hainan. The event will run for four days.

According to the statement, the CNSA is willing to promote a new type of partnership in space exploration and innovation that benefits all people and includes equality, mutual benefits, openness, inclusiveness and peaceful use of space.

To that end, the CNSA will work with partners in areas such as consultation on global governance, promoting action coordination and deepening project cooperation.

The workshop is co-hosted by the CNSA, the Hainan provincial government and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs. It has welcomed delegates from over 80 countries and regions in person or virtually.