America Falling Behind in Space Race & Innovation | | Innovation & Institutions, Will it Blend? | Scoop.it
Fear is growing among some Americans that China may take ownership of the moon.

 

China is racing ahead to build its first space station: a potential jumping off point for deeper space missions and a center for scientific research.

 

Meanwhile Americans are dependent on other countries for access to the international space station.


Fear is growing among some Americans that China may take ownership of the moon.

 

... with America’s space program in shambles while other nations build their programs up, America may lag behind in the race to dominate space and technology.

 

The space program may seem trivial to some, but it goes hand in hand with being an economic leader.  It brings with it unparalleled innovation in high tech fields, and if we invest in that and ensure our domestic industries are protected, we can begin to rebuild our economic strength.