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Jim has covered the Chinese space program -- and the two-man Shenzhou-6 mission -- for the news media and for consulting clients.

>> Discovery Canada: Jim comments on significance of the launching (Windows Media Player Recommended)
>> NewScientist.com: Beefed-up rocket is key to China's space future
>> USA Today: The ‘why' behind China's own private space race
>> Voice of America: interview on meaning of Shenzhou-6


10/18/2005 - NewScientist.com: Beefed-up rocket is key to China's space future
10/18/2005 - Discovery Canada: Jim comments on significance of the launching (Windows Media Player Recommended)
10/18/2005 - USA Today: The ‘why' behind China's own private space race
05/30/2004 - MSNBC.com: Officials deny reports they've scrapped moon venture
05/24/2004 - Space News: Will China’s Space Plan Skip the Moon?
05/18/2004 - MSNBC.com: Baseless Rumor of Canceled Man-to-Moon Program

04/27/2004 - Oberg testifies before Congress on Chinese moon plans


 

10/15/2003 - Discovery-Canada: Shenzhou-5 (video interview part II)
10/15/2003 - USA Today: Chinese space advances benefit everyone
10/13/2003 - MSNBC.com: China charts its next steps in outer space
10/10/2003 - Discovery-Canada: Shenzhou-5 (video interview part I)
10/01/2003 - Scientific American: China's Great Leap Upward
09/29/2003 - HoustonChronicle.com: "Chinese astronauts are men of mystery"
07/22/2003 - New Scientist: "'100 day countdown' to China's first astronaut" (interview)
03/03/2003 - New Scientist: "China plans three-phase Moon exploration" (interview)
02/04/2003 - Voice of America: Transcript of broadcast program
01/29/2003 - INSnews: China Hoping Space Program Will Boost Commerce and Security
10/09/2002 - Speech at Purdue
05/20/2002 - New Scientist: "China plans Moon base for 2010" (interview)
03/12/2002 - Speech at Augusta State
05/01/2001 - SPECTRUM: Did China Steal US Space Secrets?
12/01/2001 - SPECTRUM: China Prepares Manned Space Flight
10/30/2001 - MSNBC.com: China Takes Aim at the Space Station
11/22/2000 - CNN.com: "China offers rare look at its emerging space program" (AP interview)
11/22/1999 - FAS.org: 'China fired up to join superpowers in space' (interview)
06/14/1999 - Discovery Canada: "Photos of Chinese manned spacecraft online"
06/02/1999 - ABC.com: Errors Mar 'Cox Report'
 
Recommended Links
People’s Daily (Beijing) website
ChinaDaily website (Beijing)
Sina news agency (Beijing)
Dragon Space (from Spacedaily.com)
Chen Lan’s Page (keep trying!)
Encyclopedia Astronautica (special China sections)
Chinese Space Activities (FAS)
China Aerospace Science & Technology Corporation
Shenzhou 1/40 scale model images
Flight Paths of Shenzhou Missions (per Sven Grahn)
China Space Flight (Bulletin Board)
Visual observation of Shenzhou in orbit

 

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