China trying to make a mark in the Space Industry

The Chinese Space Industry is often being confused by the customers in the West. The terminology they use is very baffling, and the language barrier is such a hurdle that even the Chinese customers sometimes fall in trouble in distinguishing between different categories and technologies.  One of the biggest drawback of Chinese Space industry to […]

Surprise from China – 22nd Beidou satellite on orbit !

China launched on Tuesday, 29 March 2016, their next navigation satellite to support development of Beidou navigation system. CNSA is not slowing down and still gives impressive pace in competition on navigation system market. Yesterday on 29 March 2016 punctually at 20:11 GMT, CNSA launched on atop of Long March 3A rocket their next Beidou […]

No surprise – report of U.S. – China Economic and Security Review Commission

USCC annual report for 2015 was given to public. There is no surprise – China is strengthening position in space race, Commission is showing the way to keep U.S. supremacy. Report was announced on 18 November 2015 and consist precision description of Chinese space military with possible ways of further development. In spite of fact, that […]

China catch up in space plane race – scramjet spaceplane successful flight announced

In October China announced success in tests of their scramjet hypersonic experimental plane. Probably there is no better summary of Chinese approaches to aerospace industry in recent years, than words of Professor Wang Zhenguo (National University of Defense Technology), one of nine winners of  second Feng Ru awards (granted by Chinese Society for Aeronautics and Astronautics): “The Chinese […]

Ambitions and realism – Chinese way to mission to Mars

China National Space Administration (CNSA) was seriously considering their plan for Mars mission as possible to finalize in 2020. Now CNSA confirms progress of their most ambitious space program. Chinese space program is well known from its spectacular success. After being overshadowed by Soviet and American space programs, Chinese development rapidly showed potential of Chinese science […]

Visa spat of China hits Pacific summit in Nauru

A visa row between host nation Nauru and China nearly derailed the largest Pacific’s annual diplomatic summit, it emerged Tuesday, exposing sensitivities about the rising of Beijing influence within the region. With formal discussions at the 18-nation Pacific Islands Forum, some members revealed with leaked letters threatened to boycott Nauru’s Chinese delegates treatment meeting.   […]