Monday, November 9, 2015

China to issue a 100 Yuan banknote to Commeorate the Chinese Aerospace Program

The Peoples Bank of China to issue a 100 Yuan banknote to commemorate the Chinese aerospace program on November 26, 2015.

Front: Dongfanghong 1, China's first satellite launched in 1970; Shenzhou 9 spacecraft docking Tiangong 1 space station on June 18, 2012; Chang'e 1 lunar-orbiting spacecraft

Back: Depicting different stages of flight from the bottom up: a bird; an early plane by Chinese aviation pioneer Feng Ru; a fighter jet; the future Tiangong 3 space station to be launched in 2020; Chang'e 1 lunar-orbiting spacecraft

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