China to build theme park at spaceport
Published on Dec 7, 2010
China is planning to develop a new science-based theme park as part of its new spaceport. The China Daily reported that the 120-hectare theme park will form part of the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, being developed in the southern island province of Hainan. The CNY3 billion (US$450 million) project will be split into four exhibition sections, featuring the Earth, Moon, Mars and the Sun. Visitors will also be able to enter parts of the launch station and watch an actual rocket launch, offi cials were reported saying. It is expected to open in 2013.