China hones plans for ambitious x-ray probe

  • Shuangnan Zhang
  • A. Santangelo
  • Fangjun LU
  • Paul S. Ray
  • Tom Maccarone
  • Søren Brandt

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Mission would firm up China’s status as a leader
in x-ray astronomy.

 

Science 359 (6380), 1085. March 9, 2018

 

DOI: 10.1126/science.359.6380.1085

 

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6380/1085

 

 

Subject

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.

Period9 Mar 2018

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  • TitleChina hones plans for ambitious x-ray probe
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletScience Magazine
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/Size1 page
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    Date09/03/2018
    DescriptionMission 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/AuthorDennis Normile
    URLscience.sciencemag.org/content/359/6380/1085
    PersonsShuangnan Zhang, A. Santangelo, Fangjun LU, Paul Ray, Tom Maccarone, Søren Brandt