Dean Cheng, Wall Street Journal

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Dean Cheng, Wall Street Journal

Jan 3, 2019 1 min read


China Lands Probe on the ‘Dark Side’ of the Moon, Wall Street Journal


More than just a technological achievement, the mission’s success is a publicity coup for President Xi Jinping, who has personally endorsed China’s space efforts, said Dean Cheng, an expert on China’s space capabilities at the Washington-based Heritage Foundation. “This is huge—a major first,” said Mr. Cheng. “For Xi Jinping and his great Chinese revival, this is a wonderful example.”

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