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China Moon Landing, China’s First Lunar Rover Landing On The Moon

China is finally going to do something that the U.S. and Russia did 30 plus years ago, soft-land a rover on the moon. It looks as if it just might be successful. This rover, the Chang’e-3 also known by its nickname, “Jade Rabbit” is set to start exploring the moon on Sunday, giving China the recognition and credibility of a …

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China Moon Landing Happened on Saturday

China became the third nation in history to ‘soft-land’ a spacecraft on the moon Saturday, following in the footsteps of the United States and the former Soviet Union. The unmanned spacecraft, Chang’e-3, touched down on the lunar surface, the first to do so in nearly four decades and comes two weeks after lift-off from Earth. It will release will release …

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