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Space Science in China

1st Edition

Edited by Wen-Rui Hu

CRC Press

452 pages

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Hardback: 9789056990237
pub: 1997-08-20
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Space science in China is one of the most active areas in modern science, and China has played a dynamic and steadily increasing role in this field since the 1960s. Until recently, however, activity in China was a mystery to the rest of the world. With the commercial importance of space, and the fact that space is now used as a "laboratory" to carry out various experiments, China has recently emerged as an important international competitor. Space Science in China provides a clear understanding of the latest research and progress in such wide-ranging areas as the development and research in solar-terrestrial science, space astronomy, geoscience, remote sensing, microgravity science, and life science.

Table of Contents

1. Space Astronomy 2. Space Physics 3. Space Earth Science 4. Microgravity Science 5. Space Life Science

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics