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(BBC-US)   China now has three operational probes on the surface of the Moon. If all goes well, the one that just landed will soon leave the Moon with the first lunar sample since 1976   (bbc.com) divider line
    More: Cool, Moon, Mons Rmker materials, retrieved materials, ascent portion of the landing mechanism, Chang'e-5, The Ascent, Reports, The Return  
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2020-12-02 1:19:29 PM  
I watched Chang'e 5 launch. It was one of the first China broadcast!

It's exciting to see this, and I hope it returns safely with samples. We REALLY need to get off this rock.
 
2020-12-02 1:40:36 PM  
So, about a month until someone puts ground moonrock in his hotpot and we all die of moonfever.
 
2020-12-02 2:19:27 PM  

bikkurikun: So, about a month until someone puts ground moonrock in his hotpot and we all die of moonfever.


yep
 
2020-12-02 2:39:03 PM  
"Hey, look!  It's got microplastics!"
 
2020-12-02 4:04:47 PM  

Dr Jack Badofsky: "Hey, look!  It's got microplastics!"


I'm guessing they want to know it's composition, consistency and distribution. It's important information if you're going to build on the moon and you would like to use local resources.
 
2020-12-03 12:22:24 AM  
You know this means they own the Moon now, right?
 
2020-12-03 12:46:42 AM  
I read somewhere that their ultimate goal is to put an automated research station on the Moon's south pole by around 2030.
 
2020-12-03 12:51:48 AM  

frestcrallen: I read somewhere that their ultimate goal is to put an automated research station on the Moon's south pole by around 2030.


And a training camp for Muslims.
 
2020-12-03 1:17:07 AM  

Pointy Tail of Satan: And a training camp for Muslims.


Username checks out.
 
2020-12-03 6:07:09 AM  

Pointy Tail of Satan: You know this means they own the Moon now, right?


Depends... do they have a Flag?!

/Eddie Izzard
 
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