China is on the threshold of conquest of space, note this Russian-made space video report. Thirty years ago, China launched its first artificial satellite. In the long term, the Chinese plan construction of their own national orbital station and it will explore Mars with the Russians beginning this year.
The Chinese space effort is closely connected with Russian space technology, the video report notes. Observers mark external similarity of the Chinese space capsules and flight survival suits down to lines of seams and color scale. Mechanisms of docking of the ships in orbit are similar too. Many cite the similarities are because the Russian-Chinese cooperation agreement in space. The cooperation is expected to expand in the future.