Rocket Report: Corruption abounds in Vostochny, China winning launch race

Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: SpaceX)

Welcome to Edition 2.23 of the Rocket Report! Thank you for your patience last week, and we’re now back to business as usual. There’s a lot of news to catch up on, including the brave new world in which China now will apparently lead the globe in annual launches on a regular basis.

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