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In order to build its space station, beginning in 2019, China will increase its manned mission rate, completing four missions in five years.
This is still a somewhat glacial pace, compared to other nations. It will seem even slower based on what I expect will start happening once a number of competitive private American rockets begin hauling tourists into space.
The article notes one additional tidbit about China’s station. They plan to run 3 to 6 month long missions there.