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China set to launch bigger space program

AFP, BEIJING

China’s space program remains far behind the US’. This was highlighted by the fact that the manual space docking trumpeted by the Chinese on the Shenzhou 9 mission was done by the Americans in the 1960s.

“If there is a space race going on, I think it is in Asia,” Johnson-Freese said, pointing out that India had also set ambitious goals.

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