DFH Episode 8 – Chinese Space from a US Perspective (feat. Ian Christensen & Rob Ronci)

For Dongfang Hour co-host Blaine, an American who has spent close to a decade living in China, the current state of US-China affairs is often hard to watch. Whatever your views are on the politics of the situation, on the individual issues that the two countries face, and on who might be right and wrong, … More DFH Episode 8 – Chinese Space from a US Perspective (feat. Ian Christensen & Rob Ronci)

DFH Episode 6 – An Exclusive Conversation with Landspace (Feat. Kevin XU)

There are more than 100 Chinese commercial space companies, almost all having been establishing within the past 5 years. To pick one, or even a handful, as the leading Chinese commercial space companies is no easy task, with hoards to choose from, and with most of the companies being new enough to not actually be … More DFH Episode 6 – An Exclusive Conversation with Landspace (Feat. Kevin XU)

DFH Episode 2 – China’s Long March to Commercial Launch

China has a long and winding history of commercial launch services. Having launched their first satellite in 1970, China developed a commercial launch industry in the 1980s and 1990s, launching foreign satellites (including a handful of American ones, which were made politically possible by the 1986 Challenger Disaster, and subsequent decision by the US to … More DFH Episode 2 – China’s Long March to Commercial Launch