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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697059/father-space-technology-helped-guide-atomic-weapons-programme
  2. Experts say the sky's the limit for exports of space technology

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

    ... Stephen Chen With its proven ability, lower costs and more relaxed regulations on space technology exports, China will be better placed to compete with the US in the lucrative satellite market with a successful lunar satellite launch according to industry analysts. 'The advance of a country's space science and technology has a positive effect on their business ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/612783/experts-say-skys-limit-exports-space-technology
  3. News - China

    China targets 15 pc of satellite launch market

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 04:39pm

    ... but the goal laid out on Saturday by a leading space programme official points to its ambitions to be a major player in space. The deputy head of the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology, Liang ... with developing its own technology. China’s main competition in the launch market comes from Europe and the US Liang said China’s first solid-fuel rocket that could be launched on short notice would make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1169890/china-targets-15-pc-satellite-launch-market
  4. News - China - SPACE

    China launches first 'routine service mission' into space

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 04:09pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... to the International Space Station (ISS), Wu said. The end of experimental phase and the start of service flights meant China had acquired nearly all the essential technology and equipment to start ... Stephen Chen at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre, Inner Mongolia binglin.chen@scmp.com The mainland's ambitious space programme has finished its experimental phase and begins regular ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1257775/chinese-astronauts-take-skies-they-mark-decade-human-spaceflight
  5. Credibility lost in space?

    Posted Jan 24th 2007, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching On July 27, 1998, China issued a white paper on defence in which it declared: 'Outer space should be used exclusively for peaceful purposes to benefit mankind.' ... in the UN on keeping outer space free of weapons. As recently as last October, when it issued a white paper on its space activities, China asserted that its goals in space are to 'explore outer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/579389/credibility-lost-space
  6. Launch hits new level of precision

    Posted Nov 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com An unmanned spacecraft that was launched from Jiuquan, Gansu, yesterday set a record for precise space delivery, underlining China's ability ... to do repeated calculations with flight data to determine the exact moment to shut down the rocket's engines. It had received more than 100 technological improvements for the mission, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983608/launch-hits-new-level-precision
  7. Putting a man in space will benefit China

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and technologies are already developed in countries that had a head start in space research, Chinese scientists will only be able to really get to grips with the expertise if they are given a chance to do ... As the Chinese people celebrate the mainland's success in sending a man into space, cynics are asking why the nation should devote an enormous amount of resources to doing something ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/431379/putting-man-space-will-benefit-china
  8. Space programme

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Would the money China spends on its space programme be better used to alleviate poverty? Or will the programme pay off in terms of national pride and confirming China's arrival as a global power? Share your thoughts: write to us. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/429783/space-programme
  9. Space scientists cautious over manned moon landing

    Posted Oct 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with allowing astronauts to walk in space, the docking and return of spacecraft, and the survival of astronauts on the moon. 'We don't possess those technologies for now, and we cannot solve ... was it technologically ready to do so. 'A manned moon landing is a project which involves great difficulties, high risks and huge investments. Enthusiasm alone is not sufficient to launch the project,' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/613053/space-scientists-cautious-over-manned-moon-landing
  10. China's high-stakes race for space's strategic ground

    Posted Jul 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The landing will stall America's advance along space's strategic edge, and give second- and third-tier space nations a chance to narrow the technological gaps. One of the most ambitious countries in the emerging global space race is China, which views space exploration not only as the cornerstone of its national efforts in scientific and technological innovation, but also as vital ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/974620/chinas-high-stakes-race-spaces-strategic-ground

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