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China in Space pp 175-222 | Cite as

Science and technology

  • Brian Harvey
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Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)

Abstract

This chapter examines science and technology testing in the Chinese space program. Science took a back seat in the early stages, but in 2011 space science became a priority area of development, with missions such as QUESS, DAMPE and HXMT. A list of exciting missions is scheduled to follow into the 2020s.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian Harvey
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  1. 1.TempleogueIreland

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