Thursday, December 29, 2011

China's Ambitious SPACE Plans - Passing U.S. by 2020?

China has big space plans that will make it the third major player behind the U.S. and Russia.

China is buildings its own space station - which will become operational in 2020 about the time the U.S. International Space Station is scheduled to retire. That would leave China with a brand news station on the "high ground" and the U.S. without any space platform!

Here is the link to the article with more details on China's space plans. It's clear that the U.S. needs to renew its space effort to stay ahead of the technology game in the coming decades. One thing is clear - SPACE is here to stay!

http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/12/29/china-reveals-space-plans-through-2016/

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