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China Teams With Europe on Exploration of Magnetosphere

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Science  07 Jun 2002:
Vol. 296, Issue 5574, pp. 1790
DOI: 10.1126/science.296.5574.1790

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BEIJING-- China's space science efforts are dominated by applied studies of Earth resources, meteorology, and oceanography. But the country is also planning one mission that is purely basic research: Double Star, a two-satellite collaborative project of the China National Space Administration and the European Space Agency to monitor the magnetosphere.

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