How did Qian Xuesen contribute to American and Chinese space programs?

With China’s space program becoming more impressive every year, there is growing talk about competition in space between Beijing and Washington. In this context, an…

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What relevance does sociology have for humanity’s engagement with space?

Humanity’s engagement with space is often framed as an area dominated by the so-called STEM disciplines: science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Social sciences play a…

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