Oct 31 2009 China Mourns Loss Of Qian Xusen
BEIJING - Chinese scientist Qian Xuesen, who is known as the father of China’s space technology program, has died in Beijing.
He was 98.
Qian, also known as Tsien Hsue-shen, set up the country’s first missile and rocket research institute, which later helped to start China’s space program.
Thanks largely to Qian, China sent a man into space […]