China Raises The Space Exploration Competition

For the first time ever China is the first country to land on the far side of the moon. The first moon landing was done by the United State of America by commander Neil Armstrong and Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin in July 1969.

The competition for space exploration is heating up with China, Russia, UK, Europe and the United States all developing technology to help reduce uncertainty in space exploration. However, China recently increase in activities is not a surprise as it has been increasing its investment in space exploration with over $230 million pounds last year. Whereas the Trump administration recently reduce the US investment in space exploration. Europe through the Europe Space Agency has increased its investment. The United Kingdom is also investing more in space industry, investment £150 million with space technology.

Just before the end of last year Sir Richard Branson venture, Virgin Galactica successfully launched its first space flight voyage. NASA recently launched a new satellite capable of touching the sun and sending images from space with very good definition. Some blame Russia rocket failure on lake of investment, according to a report by News Express Now with the recent landing by China on the far side of the moon, would this spur more investment in space exploration by other countries.

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