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China moves to match other global space players by 2020 with efforts that include a manned space station, pioneering quantum satellite and international collaborations

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
hile the U.S. has a ban on working with the country in outer space, China's planned Tiangong space station will be open to astronauts from other UN member states and will welcome those from developing countries that cannot afford extensive programs.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.