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Are China and the US Set for a Showdown in Space?
January 28, 2017
Are China and the US Set for a Showdown in Space?
Conversations with Chinese experts highlight several misperceptions about China's ambition in space.
Are China and the US Set for a Showdown in Space?
How China Is Weaponizing Outer Space
January 19, 2017
How China Is Weaponizing Outer Space
Many of China's space capabilities are designed to counter U.S. military advantages.
How China Is Weaponizing Outer Space
China's Unique Space Ambitions
August 03, 2016
China's Unique Space Ambitions
China’s space program is venturing beyond simply seeking prestige and status.
China's Unique Space Ambitions
China Builds Space-Monitoring Base in the Americas
May 24, 2016
China Builds Space-Monitoring Base in the Americas
Critics in Argentina say sovereign territory has been turned over to China’s PLA.
China Builds Space-Monitoring Base in the Americas
China to Launch Second Space Lab in 2016
March 01, 2016
China to Launch Second Space Lab in 2016
China will both launch the Tiangong-2 and conduct its next manned space mission in the second half of this year.
China to Launch Second Space Lab in 2016
The Humble Beginnings of China's Space Program
April 25, 2015
The Humble Beginnings of China's Space Program
Plus, the PLAN's birthday, China in the Middle East, and the truth about Hong Kong's election plan. Friday China links.
The Humble Beginnings of China's Space Program
US Admiral: China Counter-Space Threat Is 'Real'
March 26, 2015
US Admiral: China Counter-Space Threat Is 'Real'
The head of U.S. Strategic Command pointed to China's counter-space capabilities as an area of concern.
US Admiral: China Counter-Space Threat Is 'Real'
Indonesian Maritime Security Board to Access Chinese Satellite Data
October 17, 2014
Indonesian Maritime Security Board to Access Chinese Satellite Data
Indonesia's Maritime Security Coordinating Board will have access to Chinese remote sensing data.
Indonesian Maritime Security Board to Access Chinese Satellite Data
China, Japan, South Korea Hold Rare Trilateral Meeting
September 12, 2014
China, Japan, South Korea Hold Rare Trilateral Meeting
Plus, China's plan for a space station, the "war on pollution," media blackmail, and China & IS. Friday China links.
China, Japan, South Korea Hold Rare Trilateral Meeting
China's Military Creates New Space Force
September 10, 2014
China's Military Creates New Space Force
The People's Liberation Army has reportedly established a fifth military service dedicated to aerospace operations.
China's Military Creates New Space Force
Report: To Reach Mars, NASA Must Work With China
June 05, 2014
Report: To Reach Mars, NASA Must Work With China
A National Research Council report recommends lifting the ban on NASA-Chinese cooperation.
Report: To Reach Mars, NASA Must Work With China
Hainan's Rules: “Normal and Routine” or “Provocative and Dangerous”?
January 10, 2014
Hainan's Rules: “Normal and Routine” or “Provocative and Dangerous”?
Plus, China's space program, private banks, and bleak prospects for political reform. Friday China links.
Hainan's Rules: “Normal and Routine” or “Provocative and Dangerous”?
Celebrating Mao and Visiting Yasukuni Shrine
December 28, 2013
Celebrating Mao and Visiting Yasukuni Shrine
Plus, China's economic reforms, China's role in the Antarctic, and thoughts on space exploration. Friday China links.
Celebrating Mao and Visiting Yasukuni Shrine
No, China Is Not About to Overtake the US in Space
October 02, 2013
No, China Is Not About to Overtake the US in Space
The country’s space program will need sweeping reform before that happens.
No, China Is Not About to Overtake the US in Space
The Rise of Chinese Space Junk
September 16, 2013
The Rise of Chinese Space Junk
Most orbital debris is U.S. or Russian in origin. But China’s space program exacerbates an urgent issue.
The Rise of Chinese Space Junk
China’s Emerging C4ISR Revolution
August 13, 2013
China’s Emerging C4ISR Revolution
The PLA has made remarkable strides in its systems and capabilities. But operational challenges remain.
China’s Emerging C4ISR Revolution
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