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The Economic Benefits of a Space Industry
Space has intrigued mankind forever, and in the 20th century the USA and the USSR became caught up in a race to see who could conquer it first. On October 4, 1957, the USSR launched the first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, and by April 12, 1961 the Russian Soviet...
China Developing into a Major Space Power
On June 25, 2016, China launched a 53-meter, 600-tonne rocket, which became the latest of the country’s spacecraft to leave the Earth’s atmosphere and voyage into space. The purpose of the Long March-7 rocket is to deliver cargo for a Chinese space...