Top 10 Things to Know About China in Space

  • Stacey Solomone
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Space Development book series (BRIEFSSPACE)


Current Developments in Capabilities: China’s current developments involve on-orbit, launch, and ground segment capabilities. First, it is important to understand basic on-orbit capabilities in the following categories—satellite communications, satellite timing and navigation, ISR, environmental monitoring and disaster management, scientific and human spaceflight efforts, and offensive and defensive counter space.


Central Government Aerospace Industry Cultural Revolution Space Program Confucian Ethic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fairfax StationUSA

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