[FPSPACE] Chinese antisatellite missile designers honored
thomsona at flash.net
Sun Jan 11 11:00:28 EST 2009
This looks very interesting, but unfortunately the entire article is on a subscribers-only site. The following are snippets found in Google News summaries. If anyone has access to the SCMP, a summary of the article would be appreciated.
South China Morning Post
Space weapons scientists honoured
Satellite zappers' award 'shows confident China'
Jan 10, 2009
The scientists behind the until-now secret military technology that two years ago helped a Chinese missile destroy a satellite in space were publicly honoured yesterday - a sign, some experts said, that China was becoming more open and assertive....
Three other Beijing-based space scientists confirmed to the Post that the technology was behind the anti-satellite missile. Another team of scientists, ...
Another team of scientists, from Beihang University, formerly the Beijing Institute of Aeronautics, was also honoured yesterday for developing the sensors ...
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