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OP-ED: China may be taking insurmountable lead away from the United States

October 15, 2013

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Slow and steady wins the race, the old adage goes, and China’s human spaceflight program is on exactly that track. Ten years ago today (Oct. 15), China became only the third nation to launch astronauts into space. Since then, China has launched only five crewed space missions, but each one accomplished specific objectives to further […]

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