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Old September 3 2013, 04:26 PM   #24
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Re: China to land rover on Moon by end of this year

Manticore wrote: View Post
It's probably just due to the insanely tiny budget that NASA has. Their budget is great for probes, but not to support manned spaceflight. :/
The Chinese space budget is estimated at ~ $2 billion/year.

CNN

NASA's budget is $16.6 billion/year.

NASA budget

Either NASA is wasting a shit load of money on bullshit or the Chinese are a lot more efficient.

In either case - it's obvious they are doing more with less than we are.
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