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Chinese Moon rover
« on: 03/22/2007 10:47 pm »
A thread about the projected Chineses Moon rover

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RE: Chinese Moon rover
« Reply #1 on: 04/02/2007 12:26 pm »

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Re: Chinese Moon rover
« Reply #2 on: 04/03/2007 01:29 pm »
"We want to make it better than the early US and Russian rovers,", from xinhuanet article. It was also picked up in a similar bbc article ( http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/6521443.stm ).

I love that quote. It shows the nationalism and pride driving Chinia's slow methodical drive for space. They want to prove they are just as capable as western nations.
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