The latest from Eric Johnson

  • In Shanghai, A Globalization Push for Space Projects
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    In Shanghai, A Globalization Push for Space Projects

    If one day a global space agency saves Earth by deflecting an asteroid or gets every government to share Mars colonization costs, organizers of a science conference in China’s largest city last week said the Shanghai meeting should be remembered for helping make it happen.

  • Two Missions for China’s Space Program
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    Two Missions for China’s Space Program

    Rolled out in recent years on the program’s track for science and discovery were Long March rockets, four manned spaceflights, the now-orbiting Tiangong space station, an asteroid rendezvous project and scores of satellites including a constellation for a soon-to-be global Beidou navigation system.