China in Space

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China's scientific ability took center stage this week, as the nation successfully launched a 'taikonaut' into orbit, returning him safely to Earth a day later.


John Logsdon
*Director of the Space Policy Institute at George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs

Marcia Smith
*Specialist in aerospace and telecommunications policy at the Library of Congress



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