China’s military secrecy clouds its value as exploration partner to Moon and beyond
China’s secrecy-bound space program, increasingly capable of advanced operations, risks becoming an impediment to international, cooperative lunar and planetary exploration unless it becomes far more open, say top international space policy managers meeting with their Chinese counterparts here. Control by the People’s Liberation Army of virtually all Chinese space development will be a counterproductive factor “as the center of gravity for space exploration is beginning to move from the ...
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