Why China is not going to the moon: A new analysis
A new report from the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Center for Strategic and International Studies says that China has not made enough progress in the technology of sending people into space.
In fact, it’s not clear how many people have gotten to the International Space Station since 2012, according to the report.
That’s because of the country’s limited resources and the challenges of developing the space station.
Read more The report also says that the Chinese government’s economic strategy for space is based on the notion of “China as the leading technological nation.”
In that, it wants to focus on developing technologies that will allow the country to control space in the future.
The report says China will continue to build its space industry and research and development efforts for the long-term.
Read the report on Recode.
Read our previous Recode coverage of the space industry.