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LIGNET: China Moon Landing Foreshadows Asian Space Race to Come

Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013 01:39 PM

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The moon rises over a Chinese flag at Tiananmen Square in Beijing on Dec. 13. China's first lunar rover has landed on the moon, the beginning of what could turn out to be a second space race among the world's emerging economic powers. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
China’s maiden moon landing on Dec. 15 marked the first “soft” lunar touchdown in nearly four decades, trumpeted by domestic media as a clear sign that the China has joined the ranks of the most technologically advanced nations. Meanwhile, decreased funding among the world’s traditional space powers has created a vacuum the developing world is eager to fill, a trend that could ignite a politically sensitive space race across emerging Asia.

Click here to read the full analysis from top experts at LIGNET.com.

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