TITLE

NASA Eyes China Ties As New Shenzhou Flies

AUTHOR(S)
Covault, Craig
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/1/2002, Vol. 156 Issue 13, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the reassessment of the space cooperation between the U.S. and China. Emphasis on the International Space Station and flight test of unmanned vehicles; Impact on the U.S. aerospace export restrictions; Interest of the U.S. government in the launching of unmanned flight test of Shenzhou vehicle.
ACCESSION #
6636391

 

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