China Seeks ISS Role, Accelerates Space Program
- Mars Calling. Sheehan, Michael // World Today;Nov2003, Vol. 59 Issue 11, p16
Focuses on the development of manned space programs in China. China's President Jiang Zemin's hailing of the launch of the Shenzou-IV spacecraft as a great victory; Description of a series of reliable satellite launch rockets produced by the space program.
- New Faces in Space. IRVINE, MAC // Popular Science;Jan2014, Vol. 284 Issue 1, p84
The article presents the cover image of the February 1982 issue of "Popular Science" magazine featuring a mission specialist astronaut and discusses categories of people who have traveled to space.
- Awesome Astronauts. // Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;9/26/2008, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p4
A quiz about American astronauts is presented.
- CHINA: TECHNOLOGICALLY IN THE 1960s BUT WITH ITS SIGHT SET ON PUTTING MEN ON THE MOON. Lee, Andrew // Engineer (00137758);6/27/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7630, p25
Focuses on China's space program. Plans for manned space flight; Breakthroughs in the country's efforts to develop an independent navigation and positioning system; Goals of the country's space program.
- Who will be 1st ever Filipino astronaut? // Filipino Reporter;12/6/2013, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p30
The article reports that three Filipino men have joined the AXE Apollo Space Academy Space Camp in Orlando, Florida to undergo a five-day training for astronauts.
- Manned launcher or clever fake? Anselmo, Joseph C.; Covault, Craig // Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/14/1999, Vol. 150 Issue 24, p85
Reports that the space community is questioning the authenticity of the pictures of China's manned launch vehicle posted on a Chinese-language United States Web site by an anonymous source in China. Features of the manned launch vehicle; China's manned space program, dubbed Project 921.
- Longest Space Walk Ever! // Scholastic News -- Edition 2;Apr2002, Vol. 58 Issue 7, SPECIAL SECTION p2
Reports on the space walk made by astronauts Susan Helms and Jim Voss.
- Two men in a tub. Roach, Mary // Discover;Aug98, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p80
Discusses equipment used by the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration to prepare astronauts for working in space. Details on the neutral buoyancy tank, formerly known as the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) at the Sonny Carter Training Facility at Johnson Space Center in...
- A fitting tribute to Armstrong. Hern, Alex // New Statesman;9/3/2012, Vol. 141 Issue 5121, p14
The author offers opinions on the exploration of outer space, stating that a technology known as the space elevator offers a promising future for manned space flight than does the conventional use of rockets.