China has experienced massive technological advancement and growth in the six decades following the ascension of the Chinese Communist Party (C.C.P) to power. There have been great advances in every aspects of their economy as well as all economic indicators and indices. In recent decades two areas where China has made great leaps and bounds have been in the space technology and rail transportation sectors.
At the start of the millennium China became only the third country in history to independently put humans into space and return them safely. They also went from having no high-speed rail lines at the beginning of the decade, to now boasting the most extensive high-speed rail network in the world.