The Culture of China’s Space Program: A Peking Opera in Space

by Stacey Solomone

Introduction

China has taken a great leap into space with the successful launches of Shenzhou V and VI, recent developments and applications in space technologies, and expansion of the domestic and international space industry. As China’s space program evolves into a civilian endeavor, a unique Chinese space culture is emerging. This paper will apply the futures theory of Causal Layered Analysis (CLA) to the culture of China’s space program.(continue…)

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