Led by a massive army of engineers, Beijing has stepped up diplomatic and military efforts to dominate the new space race.
Beijing unveils new international cooperation projects to be conducted aboard new space station.
India also hopes to be the fourth country to land on the moon on September 6 this year.
The latest announcement by NASA seems to be part of a larger plan to commercialize select space ventures.
This company owned by billionaire Elon Musk plans to put humans on Mars.
The U.S. space agency has awarded a private sector company a $375 million deal for its lunar mission.
India’s space program has come a long way since transporting rocket parts on bicycles.
The Indian space agency says the expected date for its latest moon mission is three years ahead of schedule.
Pakistan’s space program was advanced among developing countries in the 1960s and 1970s, but has fallen behind since.
From humble origins to superpower, the development of China’s space program mirrors the country’s resurgence on the world stage.