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BEIJING — China will launch an experimental craft next week to pave the way for its first space station, an official said on Tuesday. The launch would bring the growing Asian power closer to matching the United States and Russia with a long-term manned outpost in space. The Tiangong 1, or "Heavenly Palace," will blast off from a site in the Gobi Desert around Sept. 27-30, adding a high-tech sheen to China's National Day celebrations on Oct. 1, the Xinhua news agency said.
Originally posted by 1AnunnakiBastard
I wonder if that odd pic with Obama waving his hand ...
Originally posted by Absco
They're all smiling, leads me to believe it was a joke pic. Not every little thing is a conspiracy.
Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
It just looks like our President being the class clown...or unprofessional embarrassment...that he always is these days. At least moments like this leave Biden clear out of it. I shudder to think how that man could screw up a group picture like this.
What I find more interesting is actually your details about the China launch of a big space asset. That goes further to confirming that space is NOT holding anything threatening or scary in the near term. Would China launch a very expensive widget right into a solar storm or debris field or some other hazard up there? They need psychiatric help if so. That part of the story makes me feel just a pinch better, somehow.