December 16, 2013

Will China's Moon Landing Spur U.S. into Action?

Alex Berezow, RealClearWorld

The Associated Press

In his 2011 State of the Union address, President Obama called for a new "Sputnik moment." Similar to how Americans once rallied to beat the Soviets to the moon, Mr. Obama wants us to revitalize our commitment to science and technology. But like most of his lofty speeches, this entreaty was soon forgotten. Perhaps the stark reality of a zealous and determined China will finally reinvigorate our dejected national spirit.

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TAGGED: China, United States, Barack Obama, Space Exploration, Moon

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