24 Illustrations, color; XII, 119 p. 24 illus. in color.
Table Of Contents
The History of the Chinese Space Program and Its Role in Modern China - Why Did China Reinvigorate the Space Industry as a Part of the Recovery from the Cultural Revolution.- A Review of China's Space Capabilities Today.- China and Its Plan for Aerospace Innovation.- The Rise of Chinese Aerospace Industry in the Global Space Community.- The Generational Differences Among the Chinese Space Professionals.- Societal/Cultural Influences and the Chinese Space Program.- Future Scenarios for China's Space Industry.- Conclusion - Top 10 Things to Know about China's Space Program.
Stacey Solomone is an analyst for the Department of Defense and has worked for the US Government since 1995. Stacey also is a regular lecturer at the International Space University during the Space Studies Program every summer. She lectures on Chinese space culture, satellite applications in China and effects on society, and Mars Governance for the Space and Society Department. She has other publications on related topics such as `The Culture of China's Space Program' in Journal of Futures Studies, `China's Space Program: The Great Leap Upward' in Journal of Contemporary China, `Tang and Tea Together at Last' in Futures Research Quarterly, and Smitten by Capitalism in the Armed Forces Journal. Stacey also has been a Chinese Mandarin-English translator of naval and space-related engineering journals. She holds a Masters degree from The School of Oriental and African Studies and has pursued additional postgraduate studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.