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The new space race : China vs. the United States

Author: Erik Seedhouse
Publisher: Berlin : Springer, 2010.
Series: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This enlightening book explores Chinese aspirations in space and the politico-militaristic implications of a looming space race. The national security objectives of the U.S. and China are examined,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Seedhouse
ISBN: 9781441908797 144190879X 9781441908803 1441908803
OCLC Number: 695700526
Description: 250 S : Ill.
Contents: High Frontier Politics.- Rising dragon.- US and Chinese space policy.- Dark Arena.- Space warfare doctrine.- Military space assets.- Exploding China's dreams.- The Second Space Race.- Chinese and American space exploration programs.- Current and future hardware.- Manned spaceflight experience.- Why Cooperation Won't Work and Why a New Space Race is Looming.- The case for and against collaboration with China.- The imminent space race.
Series Title: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration
Responsibility: Erik Seedhouse.
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From the reviews: "This book is exceptional for bringing together a vast amount of information on the space programmes of both the US and China in a single volume. ... provides an exhaustive Read more...

 
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