China's first astronaut Yang Liwei is in orbit following a successful launch Wednesday morning from the Jiuquan launch site in the western Gobi Desert, state media reports.
Did somebody on the International Space Station order Chinese take-out?
In a more serious note, good for the Chinese! One of the few good things about a less democratic society is you can do big projects that pay off over the long term like dams and space programs without having to worry about having your budget canceled every few years by a new group of people. *cough* supercollider *cough*.