Title China hones plans for ambitious x-ray probe Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet Science Magazine Media type Duration/Length/Size 1 page Country/Territory United States Date 09/03/2018 Description Mission would firm up China’s status as a leader
in x-ray astronomy.
China is raising the stakes in its bid to
become a major player in space science.
At a kick-off meeting in Beijing
last week, China’s National Space
Science Center, part of the Chinese
Academy of Sciences (CAS), began
detailed design studies for a satellite that
would round out an array of orbiting platforms
for probing x-rays from the most violent
corners of the cosmos.
Producer/Author Dennis Normile URL science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6380/1085 Persons Shuangnan Zhang, A. Santangelo, Fangjun LU, Paul Ray, Tom Maccarone, Søren Brandt