Skip to comments.China way behind advanced nations in space tech: Expert
Posted on 07/13/2010 10:40:30 PM PDT by ErnstStavroBlofeld
The carrying capacity of Chinese rockets and their reliability remain low and there is still a wide gap between China and nations with advanced technologies, a noted Chinese expert has said as Indias PSLV programme put into orbit five satellites on Monday.
Although China's carrier rocket has made great achievements in the past 40 years, it is difficult to meet the demands of future development under the existing technology and there is still a wide gap between China and countries with advanced technologies, Long Lehao from the Chinese Academy of Engineering who specialised in rocket technology said.
He said compared with foreign advanced technology, the carrying capacity of Chinese rockets is low and reliability is not high enough.
The task cycle is too long, the application fields are small and security is not adequate, he was quoted as saying by the state run People's Daily website.
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We’ll be hearing reports like this downplaying China’s technical prowess right up to the day it’s announnced they have orbiting nuclear weapons platforms. So just relax and enjoy your ball games and celebrity news.
They wont be far behind when they do it the Chinese way:steal it, copy it, patent it..
Absolutely! the FBI wasted money to catch some Russians who might have been able to do what, find out the ending to the new Twilight Eclipse movie before anyone else? But what has been done to stop the Chinese from bleeding our secrets dry? Opps, sorry for the vampire metaphor for those who are tired of Twilight.
Please don’t tell Bill Clinton and Noral.
Agree, this is just propaganda... With all the information available today, no “spying” is needed, just read...
Anyway, after all, without German know how, we would still be way behind in both rocket and nuclear technology...
Exactly. Why even work in research and devt when the Chicoms will just steal the tech eventually?
Is that the same expert that stated for the National Intelligence Estimate that Iran had stopped its nuclear weapons program in 2003?
You mean as Russia and the US did, nicking Wernher and his colleagues?
As we all know, the most critical component of space technology is making sure that Muslims feel good about themselves.
The Chinese are still feeding them pigmeat and calling it goat so, yeah, they’re way behind.
It’s interesting how the Chinese government and military officials routinely makes outlandish comments like this.
There was a comment by a Chinese military official that Chinese Jet engines were 40 years behind the west.
Another comment by a Chinese science/tech minister a couple of years ago that China is over 100 YEARS behind the United States in technology.
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