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China shows its space ambitions with the flag on the moon

BEIJING – A Chinese flag now soars over the moon in the latest demonstration of the Asian nation’s ambitions in space. The National Space Administration released an image of the flag, which the state-run Xinhua News Agency described as the “five stars shining” on the moon. China is the second …

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Let’s ruin the moon

The Moon visible from Duisburg, Germany in January 2020.Photo: Marcel Kusch / DPA / AFP (Getty Images) The Moon makes fun of us. It is very far away, which has historically protected it from the innate desire of the human species to desecrate it. Fortunately, NASA announced Thursday it has …

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China unfolds its first fabric flag on the moon

4 December (UPI) – China’s Chang’e-5 lander left the moon after spending two days on the surface, leaving its first official flag. China has carried two flags on previous missions, but the one that remained on Thursday was the first made from fabric, China Aerospace Science and Industry Corp. said. …

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