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China’s Get-Rich Space Program
February 28, 2019
China’s Get-Rich Space Program
Unlike other nations, China’s space ambitions are centered on wealth creation through a space-based economy.
China’s Get-Rich Space Program
Coping With the Challenge of China’s Growing Space Power
January 18, 2019
Coping With the Challenge of China’s Growing Space Power
Recognizing China's status-seeking motives provides an important tool for U.S. policymakers.
Coping With the Challenge of China’s Growing Space Power
China Lands Spacecraft on 'Dark' Side of the Moon
January 04, 2019
China Lands Spacecraft on 'Dark' Side of the Moon
With a world first, China is closing in on “space power” status.
China Lands Spacecraft on 'Dark' Side of the Moon
The Moon’s Far Side and China’s Space Strategy
December 12, 2018
The Moon’s Far Side and China’s Space Strategy
Once again, China is achieving a global first in space – and right on schedule.
The Moon’s Far Side and China’s Space Strategy
Asia’s Many Space Races
December 01, 2018
Asia’s Many Space Races
It's not just the U.S. and China; there are other equally strategic space races going on in Asia as well.
Asia’s Many Space Races
Waking Up to China’s Space Dream
October 15, 2018
Waking Up to China’s Space Dream
What a China-led space order would look like is something the international community needs to seriously grapple with.
Waking Up to China’s Space Dream
What China’s Upcoming Space Station Means for the World
June 02, 2018
What China’s Upcoming Space Station Means for the World
The planned space station will give China a powerful diplomatic tool for influence.
What China’s Upcoming Space Station Means for the World
How Should the US Engage China in Space?
March 17, 2018
How Should the US Engage China in Space?
Examining the maritime domain for lessons on a strategic way forward for U.S.-China cooperation.
How Should the US Engage China in Space?
China Aims for the Moon – and Beyond
February 14, 2018
China Aims for the Moon – and Beyond
China’s space program, past, present, and future.
China Aims for the Moon – and Beyond
China Has Mixed Feelings About Elon Musk’s Falcon Heavy Success
February 08, 2018
China Has Mixed Feelings About Elon Musk’s Falcon Heavy Success
While many Chinese netizens applaud Musk’s victory, nationalism pulls in another direction.
China Has Mixed Feelings About Elon Musk’s Falcon Heavy Success
Did Trump Just Kick off the Space Race 2.0 With China?
December 13, 2017
Did Trump Just Kick off the Space Race 2.0 With China?
While China pursues its space plan, Donald Trump signs a directive to send U.S. astronauts back to the Moon.
Did Trump Just Kick off the Space Race 2.0 With China?
Why China's New Cargo Space Ship Is So Important
April 20, 2017
Why China's New Cargo Space Ship Is So Important
The Tianzhou cargo ship may not grab headlines, but it's another step forward in China's long-term space plan.
Why China's New Cargo Space Ship Is So Important
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
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