The Divine Ship, the Long March and the Celestial Palace. China’s space program is gaining momentum, following the model of NASA.

China’s Shenzhou-14 manned spacecraft has successfully docked to the Celestial Palace (also known as Heavenly Palace), an orbital station under construction. This marks the beginning of a six-month mission for three astronauts whose main task will be to link three modules of the station in orbit. The Russians are eager to join the success, but the Chinese are rather looking towards the USA. Will NASA, which according to the so-called Wolf…

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