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Wednesday, April 5, 2006

China's Space Calendar

From an event at the Center for Strategic and International Studies:
  • 2005, October: Two Chinese astronauts orbited Earth for five days
  • 2007: China's robot flyby of the moon
  • 2012: China's unmanned lunar soft landing
  • ISS: interest in participation
  • 2015: China, manned space lab orbiting earth
  • 2017: Chinese robot to return moon samples to Earth
  • China's space budget: $500 million
  • NASA's annual budget: $16.6 billion
  • 0: cooperation with the United States
European Space Agency. They have their eyes on Mars.

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