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China competes with no one in space program: official


17:02, June 29, 2012

BEIJING, June 29 (Xinhua) -- China is not competing with other countries with its space program, said Wang Zhaoyao, director of China's manned space program office, here on Friday.

Wang made the remarks at a press conference after three astronauts returned from the country's first manned space docking.

"We are not aiming to catch up and surpass other countries, nor to compete with anybody else. We just develop the program based on our own needs," Wang said, in response to a question on whether China has the ambition to become the world's leader in space program.

"China's space program is developing steadily as scheduled and planned by the government," he said.


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huaqiao at 2012-07-02118.101.201.*
The US again acts like a big bully by excluding China in th ISS space program. The reason behind it is fear, fear China will excel! Only China will learn and do better than them, the US knows. What about the Russian? No, they want to steal from the Russians. What about smaller nations? Oh, they will never catch up, no worries.

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