Monday, October 6, 2003

Bejing: Starving people in the tens of millions? Human rights granted to maybe six people? Let's go the moon! Coming up third in the Space Race:
China, on the verge of its first attempt at manned space flight, said on Monday it would launch a satellite to survey the moon within three years. Chinese space officials have hinted they are pursuing a multi-pronged human spaceflight program, including space station construction, as well as eventual travel to the Moon, all by 2020
(from Reuters).

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