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Artemis Delay Puts US in 'Dead Heat' With China in Moon Race

A full moon is seen behind the Artemis I Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion spacecraft, atop the mobile launcher, which stand prepared for a rehearsal to practice timelines and procedures for launch, at Launch Complex 39B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on June 14, 2022. (AP)

By    |   Tuesday, 16 January 2024 08:06 AM EST

Space experts fear that NASA's recent decision to push the date of its planned moon landing back could give China a major advantage in the new space race.

Last week, NASA announced that its astronauts will have to wait another year before flying to the moon and at least two more years before they can land on it. The flights would have been the first manned missions to the moon since 1972.

Marisa Herman

Marisa Herman, a Newsmax senior reporter, focuses on major and investigative stories. A University of Florida graduate, she has more than a decade of experience as a reporter for newspapers, magazines, and websites.

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Space experts fear that NASA's recent decision to push the date of its planned moon landing back could give China a major advantage in the new space race.
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