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CHINA – CNSA, THE CHINA NATIONAL SPACE ADMINISTRATION

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China Flag designed by  曾联松 Zeng Liansong (source  Wikipedia).   The national space agency responsible for the national space program in China is the China National Space Administration (CNSA). This agency is said to be in charge of the planning and development of space activities. The China National Space Administration (CNSA) and the China Aerospace Corporation took over the China space program from the Ministry of Aerospace Industry. It serves as a subsidiary agency under the State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (SASTIND) which is also a subsidiary of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). The China...

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A HISTORY OF ROCKETS IN UK, US, CHINA AND RUSSIA

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  The origin of rocket technology is said to be traced as far back as thousands of years ago around the 400 B.C. There are many stories that show that rocket technology was being used thousands of years ago, for instance, around the 400 BC, a Greek philosopher and mathematician known as Archytas was believed to have shown off a wooden pigeon that was suspended on wires. This pigeon was then pushed around with the help of the escaping steam. Also around 300 years after Archytas performed the wooden pigeon experiment; Hero of Alexandria is believed to have invented the...

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