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China’s Chang’e 6 Moon Mission Is a Game Changer 

China’s Chang’e 6 Moon Mission Is a Game Changer 

By Namrata Goswami
China’s bid to return lunar samples from the far side of the Moon will have long-term strategic and geopolitical implications.

The Reorganization of China’s Space Force: Strategic and Organizational Implications

The Reorganization of China’s Space Force: Strategic and Organizational Implications

By Namrata Goswami
The rationale behind the new “Aerospace Force.”
China’s Military-Civil Fusion Space Program

China’s Military-Civil Fusion Space Program

By Ashwin Prasad and Rakshith Shetty
China is actively pursuing space superiority while acquiring and developing counter-space capabilities and technologies.

China Launches New 3-member Crew to Its Space Station

China Launches New 3-member Crew to Its Space Station

By Andy Wong and Simina Mistreanu
This year, the Chinese station is slated for two cargo spacecraft missions and two manned spaceflight missions.

China-Latin America Space Cooperation: An Overview

China-Latin America Space Cooperation: An Overview

By R. Evan Ellis
As China has increased its political and economic cooperation with Latin America, it has also expanded its space engagement with the region.

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

The Strategic Implications of China’s ‘Divine Dragon’ Spaceplane 

The Strategic Implications of China’s ‘Divine Dragon’ Spaceplane 

By Namrata Goswami and Peter Garretson
Having inexpensive and reusable space access – China’s goal in developing the Shenlong spaceplane – carries major national security implications.

Another Launch for China’s Reusable Space Plane

Another Launch for China’s Reusable Space Plane

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
In some ways, China’s Shenlong is similar to the U.S. X-37B reusable space plane, whose planned operations and capabilities have similarly remained unclear.
China’s Space Program in 2023: Taking Stock

China’s Space Program in 2023: Taking Stock

By Namrata Goswami
From heavy-lift reusable rockets to satellite internet, a look at China’s progress on top space priorities.

Long March 9 Rocket Will Be a Game-changer for China’s Space Program

Long March 9 Rocket Will Be a Game-changer for China’s Space Program

By Namrata Goswami
China’s plan for a super heavy, reusable rocket has gotten far less attention than SpaceX’s Starship, but will be equally important over the long run. 

The Strategic and Geopolitical Significance of India’s Chandrayaan 3 Lunar Mission

The Strategic and Geopolitical Significance of India’s Chandrayaan 3 Lunar Mission

By Namrata Goswami
As the race to commercially exploit the Moon heats up, India’s latest mission has big ramifications. 

China and Strategic Instability in Space

China and Strategic Instability in Space

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Carla Freeman.
China Prioritizes 3 Strategic Technologies in Its Great Power Competition

China Prioritizes 3 Strategic Technologies in Its Great Power Competition

By Namrata Goswami
Space, AI, and quantum computing and communication are China’s top technology priorities. How advanced are its capabilities in each? 

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