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China's Space Aims Strong Despite Lunar Challenges, Expert Says

Published by spacecowboy on Fri Nov 18, 2005 6:25 pm
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By Tariq Malik
Staff Writer
posted: 17 November 2005
06:56 am ET

LEAGUE CITY, TX – China’s space program is about three decades from landing astronauts on the Moon, but will make significant strides during that time, according to one expert following the nation’s human spaceflight efforts.

“They’re probably as close to the Moon as we are to Mars,” space policy expert James Lewis said of China Wednesday during the annual meeting here of the American Astronautics Society (AAS). “They say that their goal is a lunar base…[but] it’s not a near-term possibility.”

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