February 13, 2014

China's Ascent to Space Superpower

Phil McKenna, NewScientist

The Associated Press

ON 14 December 2013, the top trending topics on China's biggest social networks were a popular TV show and a football match. If it hadn't been for a concerted push from China's state-controlled media, the casual observer might never have noticed that China had just become the third country in the world to land on the moon.

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TAGGED: Space Exploration, Space Race, China


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