12 September 2018
Don’t think China is a major space power yet? For now, it’s had only sporadic success, but China could well be on the road to becoming just as important as NASA. Will CNSA ever challenge NASA or Russia’s space agency ROSCOSMOS for dominance in space tech? Brian Harvey, space analyst and author of "China in Space: The Great Leap Forward" calls China’s space program ‘extremely economical’ and stresses that it concentrates only on certain areas. “It all precedes at a fairly slow pace, but don’t be deceived by that,” he warns.”Ultimately it’s going to catch up with a lot of any other countries.”
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