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  1. Father of space technology helped guide atomic weapons programme

    Posted Nov 01st 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Scientist Qian Xuesen, known as China's father of space technology, died in Beijing yesterday, aged 98. Qian, a native of Hangzhou in Zhejiang province, was widely known ... to study in the United States at the aviation department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He later studied aviation engineering at the California Institute of Technology. In 1939, he ...

  2. Europe the key to collaboration in future technology projects

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... 'We would like to co-operate with countries that treat us on an equal basis in terms of technology ... we have been seeking such opportunities all along,' China Manned Space Engineering ... The US and Russia have their reasons for being wary of helping, say experts Fears that China has military ambitions in space will prevent close co-operation with the United States and even ...

  3. U.S. tipped off on missile test, says WikiLeaks

    Posted Aug 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in western China. The CSS-X-11 will launch from the Shuangchengzi Space and Missile Centre, approximately 1,100 kilometres east of Korla. 'Action addressee posts should co-ordinate closely ... direct-ascent anti-satellite intercept of the Chinese FY-1C weather satellite', which surprised the international community and prompted fears about a new arms race in space. The US expressed its ...

  4. Bid to buy out AsiaSat seen by US as resale of restricted technology

    Posted May 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Telecommunications Holdings because it was considered a resale of restricted technology, AsiaSat's chief executive disclosed yesterday. Peter Jackson was reacting to the first public comments by the State Department on the deal, clarifying that it did not object to the privatisation bid itself but the technology transfers involved. 'Whenever you buy very high technology from the US ...

  5. Beijing confirms missile test in space

    Posted Jan 24th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... military technology in space. But China had no intention of challenging the US, he said, suggesting the test was more of a warning to Taiwan. ... that it had conducted an anti-satellite missile test this month but pledged it would never engage in an arms race in space. Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Jianchao said China had informed other ...

  6. A missile launched into space but aimed at Taiwan

    Posted Jan 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... spokesman for the Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence. The report was short and buried inside mainland newspapers, probably because his remarks were not deemed all ... pundits said the test could set off an arms race in space, and some even suggested that the test could push Sino-US relations to a new low. While concerns about Beijing's motives may ...

  7. China 'to put weapons in space'

    Posted Nov 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen and Greg Torode The head of China's air force has said the country has plans to build weapons in space, describing it as a 'historical inevitability'. General Xu Qiliang told the People's Liberation Army Daily the air force felt it was 'imperative' to develop operations in space. Xu is the first top commander to break from ...

  8. WikiLeaks reveals secret 'star wars' with US

    Posted Feb 05th 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... the US told China 'any purposeful interference with the US space system will be interpreted by the US as an infringement of its rights and considered an escalation in a crisis or conflict'. 'The US reserves the right, consistent with the UN Charter and international law, to defend and protect its space systems with a wide range of options, from diplomatic ...

  9. Farmers look forward to Chang'e, and change

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and some tourists, will reach the viewing platforms by 3pm. Space security expert Sun Jiwen said the launch of the probe marked the nation's transition to a new stage of space science and technology. ...

  10. Appeal to defend 'cyber sovereignty'

    Posted Jun 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... security experts say the world urgently needs an international treaty to prevent the escalation of cyber war and an arms race in cyber space. Professor Jing Jiwu, deputy director of the State Key Laboratory of Information Security, said cyber sovereignty and establishing cyber territory was feasible with the use of technology such as firewalls. Xu said the US was leading the world ...




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