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China and NASA Share Moon Landing Data

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China's landing of a lunar probe on the dark side of the moon was a big deal, scientifically and on the international political front.
So was a data collaboration with NASA, the first collaboration since a 2011 law banned such activity without congressional approval. With the government shutdown, it remains unclear whether Capitol Hill gave its okay..
Chinese space agency's deputy director, Wu Yanhua, and NASA exchanged information to help better monitor the landing, according to the Associated Press. NASA provided information about its lunar orbiter satellite and China shared the time and...
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Police: Prostitution at root of North Carolina shooting

Police: Prostitution at root of North Carolina shooting

7 monthes ago   |   By

Police say a teenager who agreed to meet a man to exchange money for sex got shot and landed in jail Sunday.
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China On the Moon! A History of Chinese Lunar Landings and Probes in Pictures

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What a difference a decade makes. Only 10 years after China sent its first lunar spacecraft on an orbital mission, the nation accomplished something nobody has managed to do before: plunk a lander, Chang'e 4, on the far side of the moon.
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China says it exchanged data with NASA on far side landing

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BEIJING - China exchanged data with NASA on its recent mission to land a Chinese spacecraft on the far side of the moon, the Chinese space agency said Monday, in what was reportedly the first such collaboration since an American law banned joint space projects with China that do not have prior congressional approval.
The space agency's deputy director, Wu Yanhua, said NASA shared information about its lunar orbiter satellite in hopes of monitoring the landing of the Chang'e 4 spacecraft, which made China the first country to land on the far side of the moon earlier this month.
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