Jacqueline Myrrhe
Jacqueline Myrrhe
Independent space journalist; publisher of GoTaikonauts! magazine, based on Ihlenfelder Strasse 12A, 17034 Neubrandenburg, Federal Republic of Germany, info@go-taikonauts.com
China's Space Programme – Born Out of National Needs, Poised to Support Global Progress

China's Space Programme – Born Out of National Needs, Poised to Support Global Progress

The 21st century is believed to become the Asian century. In the last few years, China has introduced several economic and political initiatives which promote its rise as a global power. Embedded in its development and rise is the national space programme. Western observers tend to look at China's space programme as being small, slow, technologically less advanced and not significant enough. Is this a correct view of the current reality? Is China's space programme able to support not only national advancement in science and technology but also support global progress? Which role does the New Silk Road project play in this process? Is it possible to predict China’s near-term future in space? The authors, through consulting open source information and performing in-depth analyses, look to find qualified answers to these questions.  More

No. 4, Mar.-Apr. 2017 2017


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