China, the Moon, and the World

  • Marco Aliberti
Part of the Studies in Space Policy book series (STUDSPACE, volume 11)


The giant has eventually woken up and is indeed profoundly reshaping the panorama of the twenty-first-century geopolitical and economic realities. The impact of its rise (or resurgence) as a great power on the world stage has also become remarkable in the space arena, where its ambitious space programme is dramatically changing the institutional landscape of global space activities. The leading space powers are fully aware that Beijing’s ascendancy as a space power represents a significant and potentially disruptive occurrence that can no longer be ignored.


Space Exploration Space Policy Space Programme Indian Space Research Organisation Space Power 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Aliberti
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  1. 1.European Space Policy InstituteViennaAustria

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