Washington Post,Sept.25,08 Page G1,G7: Space inspires passion and practicality in China: Moon and Mars are on the wall of Ouyang in Beijing. Both pictures were shot from US Satellites. He is the project's chief scientist and is one of China's most passionate supporters of lunar exploration. Lunar calendar is being observed in China and Korea as well from cultural tradition. For example,Mid-Autumn Festival on August 15th happened to be September 14, 2008 as per Gregorian calendar.
Chinese astronauts will attempt their first ever spacewalk as early as this week. Americans and Russians surpassed these scientific feats decades ago.
NASA's 2008 budget of $17.3 billion. China's budget is expected to grow steadily in coming years as China's economy continues to expand. China is developing a comprehensive, long-term space strategy through 2050, that will help promote and develop China's economy, technology and other interests. It is reported by media that Asians and Latinos will be the majority Americans in USA in 2050. However,that is yet to be proven in the years to come. Here is another scene of Sino-American Economics. Francis Shieh a.k.a. Xie Shihao on Thursday,Sept.25, 2008 at 9.25 p.m.