China's Control of the Heavens: An Overview of the Rapidly Developing Space Silk Road

7 Pages Posted: 18 May 2018

Date Written: May 9, 2018

Abstract

By 2020 China will have deployed the Beidou satellite constellation in what has been termed the "Space Silk Road". This paper reviews this strategic thrust, which is highly complimentary to the land and marine initiatives that China is progressing.

Keywords: space silk road, belt and road space information corridor, belt and road initiative, china belt and road, china, beidou

Suggested Citation

Assef, Nicholas Andrew, China's Control of the Heavens: An Overview of the Rapidly Developing Space Silk Road (May 9, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3176348 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3176348

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