Re: SPACE: China plans moon landing

From: G.P. (
Date: Sun Nov 25 2001 - 03:47:19 MST

So was the Apollo program. Let it begin as a status shot, and hope
that a realistic attempt at space industrialization will come. Also, a
Chinese venture on the moon would stimulate space activities (even if
only for status and propaganda) in Europe and US.

>Sounds more like propaganda statements than a real plan. But it never
>pays to underestimate China. Unfortunately it also sounds more like a
>status shot rather than a realistic attempt at space industrialization.

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