Hey, I’m happy for China. It’s about time! And compared to the U.S., how much more advanced is their space program to ours? We’ll probably never know, but we do know at least that it’s active and doing more than just sending up spy

English: Mission: STS-41-B Film Type: 70mm Tit...

English: Mission: STS-41-B Film Type: 70mm Title: Views of the extravehicular activity during STS 41-B Astronaut Bruce McCandless II, mission specialist, participates in a extra-vehicular activity (EVA), a few meters away from the cabin of the shuttle Challenger. He is using a nitrogen-propelled hand-controlled manned maneuvering unit (MMU). He is performing this EVA without being tethered to the shuttle. The picture shows a cloud view of the earth in the background. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

satellites and war drones.

Apparently, the Chinese are fine with sending real astronauts up into space and (as they should) broadcasting it for everyone to see. (Which gets me off on a tangent, whatever happened with NASA? When was the last time the U.S. sent an astronaut into space?)

At any rate, here’s a link to the piece from the wonderful folks at the Toronto Star: