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Peek Into China's Top-Secret Space Progam

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posted on Sep, 2 2004 @ 04:59 AM
Wednesday China offered a glimpse into their launch center in the ambition to entice foreign investors to support their space program.


Associated Press
It was the first time China let foreigners enter, though officials forbade photographs of the command-and-control center with its rows of computer screens or the mammoth assembly hall where workers built the spacecraft that lifted China's first astronaut into orbit last October.

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In a related article, India recently presented indications that they would drop their space program as they had problems in justifying spending the vast amount of money needed. Considering the poverty issues of India, this was probably a sober decision.


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