China’s Space Program Comes of Age and the implications of the recently announced agreement to build a joint Chinese-Russian Moon Base (ILRS).
With the rest of the world distracted by a still persistent COVID pandemic, China and Russia today quietly announced what could be the largest international space cooperation project for both Nations. According to the statement released by the Chinese National Space Administration:
China Plants Flag On The Moon
On December 4, 2020, China became the second nation to plant its flag on the moon. It’s been more than 50 years since the United States have step foot on the moon when they became the first nation to successfully land on the moon on July 20, 1969.