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China in space : the great leap forward

Author: Brian Harvey
Publisher: New York : Springer, [2013]
Series: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book details China's current space program and looks at its ambitious future. It includes coverage of much generally unknown information on the missions, personalities, spacecraft, launchers,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Harvey
ISBN: 9781461450429 146145042X
OCLC Number: 817262973
Description: xv, 399 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The heavenly palace --
Medieval rockets to first satellites --
The program --
Recoverable satellites --
Communications satellites --
Applying the space program --
Space science --
Manned spaceflight --
To the moon and Mars --
China's ambitions.
Series Title: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration.
Responsibility: Brian Harvey.
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