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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