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The ‘Plutonium Problem’

Hello Readers!  Following the exciting news of the Chang’e 3 successfully landing on the moon, I thought I’d focus a little more on what is powering the little rover as it makes its way over the lunar surface. Chang’e 3 … Continue reading

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TOUCHDOWN Chang’e 3

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Oh yes, Chang’e 3 has successfully made its descent to the lunar surface, and how soft it was. Exciting stuff, as yes this really is the first time something has visited (and not crashed into) the moon in 37 years. … Continue reading

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Chang’e 3 Lift-off TODAY!!! Journey to the Moon

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Today will hopefully mark a great day for lunar science and space exploration!! China’s Chang’e 3 mission was scheduled to launch at 1.30am Monday morning (17.30 Sunday, British time). If the mission is successful it will be the first time … Continue reading

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