Space science in China is one of the most active areas in modern science, and China has played a dynamic and steadily increasing role in this field since the 1960s. Until recently, however, activity in China was a mystery to the rest of the world. With the commercial importance of space, and the fact that space is now used as a qlaboratoryq to carry out various experiments, China has recently emerged as an important international competitor. Space Science in China provides a clear understanding of the latest research and progress in such wide-ranging areas as the development and research in solar-terrestrial science, space astronomy, geoscience, remote sensing, microgravity science, and life science.Since 1925 when the ionosphere was discovered, after tens of years on probing and studying the global ionosphere, its structure and variation are basically known. So in the 1980s the International Reference Ionosphere (IRI) was made andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Space Science in China|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 1997-08-20|