Accession Number : ADA313501

Title :   Asian-Pacific Cooperation in Space Technology and Applications,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AIR INTELLIGENCE CENTER WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Mipeng, Chen ; Huiguo, Li

PDF Url : ADA313501

Report Date : AUG 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : Along with the polycentralization of the international economy and regional realignment, the Asia-Pacific economy continuing to thrive and prosper. The demands for resources exploration and development and for environmental monitoring and protection using space technology are increasing. Especially since the United Nations Environmental and Development Congress held in Rio de Janeiro of Brazil, many countries have adopted their own action programs based on the Agenda 21. In accordance with the two themes on Development and Environment of global concern, many countries and international organizations in the Asia-Pacific region have been adopting new policies and are participating in and appealing for international cooperation in space technology. Whether or not they have space technology capabilities, these countries have expressed a common aspiration of making full use of the potential of space applications to improve sustained social and economic development in the region.

Descriptors :   *SPACE TECHNOLOGY, *ECONOMICS, *ASIA, GLOBAL, ORGANIZATIONS, METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITES, JAPAN, TRANSLATIONS, RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, INTERNATIONAL, ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, PACIFIC OCEAN, COMMUNICATION SATELLITES, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, CHINA, RECONNAISSANCE SATELLITES, CHINESE LANGUAGE.

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Astronautics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE