China sent its first female astronaut into space this weekend (along with two male astronauts).
This signals growing competition in the space arena; China also has its own orbiting laboratory. The team of astronauts will attempt to dock with the lab. If they are successful, China will become the third country (behind the United States and Russia) to successfully dock with an orbiting space facility.
Will this signal something bigger for China’s growing economy? And how will this impact relations with the United States and other democratic countries? Or will we all be able to get along and work toward a greater goal of growing the global economy?
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