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China successfully soft-lands
probe on the moon

Associated Press, by Louise Watt

Original Article

Posted By:MattMusson, 12/14/2013 11:10:21 AM

BEIJING — China on Saturday successfully carried out the world’s first soft landing of a space probe on the moon in nearly four decades, state media said, the next stage in an ambitious space program that aims to eventually put a Chinese astronaut on the moon. The unmanned Chang'e 3 lander, named after a mythical Chinese goddess of the moon, touched down on Earth’s nearest neighbor following a 12-minute landing process. The probe carried a six-wheeled moon rover called ‘‘Yutu,’’ or ‘‘Jade Rabbit,’’ the goddess’ pet. After landing Saturday evening on a fairly flat, Earth-facing part of the moon, the rover was slated to separate from the Chang'e eight hours later and embark on a three-month scientific exploration.
Link corrected by Staff.

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The Chinese heard that NASA was growing plants on the Moon. So, they are sending over a Rover to re-locate those plants to China.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jsulman, 12/14/2013 11:20:52 AM     (No. 9653621)



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Reply 2 - Posted by: jsulman, 12/14/2013 11:22:54 AM     (No. 9653628)

People are acting like this is some great thing. For crying out loud we have been launch probes and rovers on other planets and moons for decades. All this is showing is that the Chinese are only 50 years behind us instead of 60.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: spinpilot, 12/14/2013 11:30:38 AM     (No. 9653642)

They will be the first to Mars.... NASA, do the mooo-slums feel good about their contributions to science yet?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: spinpilot, 12/14/2013 11:31:32 AM     (No. 9653647)

That´s first men/women to Mars!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: tonyl, 12/14/2013 12:12:09 PM     (No. 9653706)

Propulsion and artificial gravity is key to manned space exploration. Humans are designed for earth´s gravity and we have to travel faster.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Newtsche, 12/14/2013 12:12:32 PM     (No. 9653707)

I´m guessing this has nothing to do with Muslim outreach.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: KTWO, 12/14/2013 12:48:52 PM     (No. 9653752)

About their being 50 years behind us. Not so. They are 50 years later. That is much different.

Much different.

Good luck to them in peaceful projects, it is not their technicians we need to worry about. Or ours.

To really screw things up takes politicians.





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Reply 8 - Posted by: schnapps, 12/14/2013 12:56:42 PM     (No. 9653764)

Thanks to Willard the Impeached who gave the green light to Loral CEO (his biggest donor) to teach the Chicoms how to blast off without blowing up.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: slab, 12/14/2013 1:01:13 PM     (No. 9653769)

So Chang´e got there safely. Did Hope arrive earlier? I must have missed it. Sorry, couldn´t resist.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Freeloader, 12/14/2013 1:10:54 PM     (No. 9653788)

The March Of Time:

"That´s one small step for (a) man, one giant step for mankind."
Neil Armstrong
July 21, 1969

"When I became the NASA Administrator, President Obama charged me with three things...foremost, he wanted me to find a way to reach out to the Muslim world and engage much more with dominantly Muslim nations to help them feel good about their historic contribution to science, math and engineering."
Charles F. Bolden, Jr.
NASA Administrator
Al-Jazeera Interview
July, 2010

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Reply 11 - Posted by: LanieLou, 12/14/2013 1:14:56 PM     (No. 9653795)

In addition to poster #10´s true statement, Obama also tasked NASA to divert their resources to supporting the GW/CC scam which includes funneling cash to nefarious activities.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: uno, 12/14/2013 2:44:10 PM     (No. 9653903)

How long before they put a rover in the Sea of Tranquility just so they can trash the American flag then re-write history to say we were never there.
Sound far fetched?
It´s what commies do.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: harper, 12/14/2013 3:02:50 PM     (No. 9653924)

We have other directions these days. Dear Reader seeks to get the idea of guilt and shame foremost in the minds of crackers, to get everyone on food stamps and government controlled medical, to crack down on independent thought and significantly reduce the number of people who can read the Constitution, written in cursive.

And some say he is lazy.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: byzantine, 12/14/2013 3:13:22 PM     (No. 9653935)

China has landed a space vehicle on the moon, in preparations of landing astronauts there.. looking to the future....

Meanwhile....

A misled America has...
Just dumped close to a TRILLION dollars into a WEBSITE that does NOT work..

and

continues to burn up trillions more giving away FREE stuff to lazy human filth that in no way contributes to it´s society...

Am I the only one here who see how twisted things have become in the world of reality? Am I alone in my rage?



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