Here Comes China

China to challenge Boeing and Airbus, Financial Times

"China plans to mount a head-on challenge to the dominance of Boeing and Airbus in the global market for big passenger jets by setting up a state-owned company to build the aircraft. A statement on the government's website issued late on Sunday said the state council the cabinet had taken an "important strategic decision" to begin research and development to enter the market."

NASA: China could be the next to moon, Houston Cronicle

"I cannot speculate and won't speculate on what China's intensions are. I just don't know that," said Griffin. "As a matter of technical capability and political will, if the Chinese choose to do so, they can mount a lunar mission within a reasonable number of years, say a decade."

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