We're pulling away from the daily grind for a look at China's surge into the space race.
The big picture: Russia launched seven satellites in 2016, compared to China's 19. As of October, Russia had launched 116 satellites into space since 2007 and China, 188. The U.S. is still far ahead of both nations with 553 satellites launched in that period, Axios' Erica Pandey reports.
Three quick things to know:
Go deeper: The state of the space race in one chart
Donald Trump delivers a speech during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. Photo: Markus Schreiber / Getty Images