16 May 2018
China surprised the global community of science and technology with its recent success in quantum telecommunication. The next surprise could become the wave of Chinese commercial space activities aiming not only on the national market but targeting international customers in the areas of launch services, remote sensing satellites, communication satellites, and satellite platforms. GoTaikonauts! has reviewed the historical beginnings and the development of China’s commercial space activities until today. This comprehensive report can be read in issue no 22 (for release next month) In the current issue, issue no 21, can be found the first part of an report on the status quo in the Chinese commercial space industry – giving an overview on launcher activities.