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How China Will Get to the Moon before a Google Lunar XPRIZE Winner

Anonymous Coward writes | about 4 months ago

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An anonymous reader writes "an anonymous coward writes in with this link about the advances in China's lunar program. "A $30 million Google-backed competition to land a spacecraft on the moon may be about to be scooped. China’s Chang’e 3 probe successfully put itself into lunar orbit on Friday in preparation for an attempted touchdown around Dec. 14. China won’t be winning the prize money, which is reserved for privately funded, previously enrolled teams, not government agencies.""

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