Biological Experiments in Space, China

  • Brian HarveyEmail author
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This chapter traces Chinese biological experiments in space from sounding rockets in 1964 to the lunar palace experiment in 2018. The principal biological experiments took place in the Fanhui Shi Weixing, Shijian, Shenzhou, and Yuegong programs.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.FBISDublinIreland

Section editors and affiliations

  • Roberto Furfaro
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  1. 1.Department of Systems and Industrial EngineeringThe University of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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