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China has big plans for it's space program and is not going to be left behind.
Originally posted by Gazrok
I for one, wish them all the luck in the world.
For the ONLY thing that will truly kick our space program into overdrive again, is competition for top dog...
Face it. We a stupid species.
China has to be commended for its governments direct confrontation of evolution's instinctual maximum reproduction rate.
There is no reason for the US to be making progress unless it feels threatened or there is a profit to be made. Right now, nothing is profitable up in space, so a challange from another country is what we need.
Originally posted by Murcielago
Slank - Sure there are incentives to not having more then one child, but you still can. I look at facts, and the fact is China has 1.2 billion people, the US has 300 million, the US population is only rising because of illegals, if we had no illegal aliens crossing our borders then we would stay even (no more, no less).