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Beijing Denies China Rocket Caused Moon Crater – Forbes

 

NASA is baffled by a mysterious double crater that has been sighted on the surface of the Moon, Forbes reported, with the US space research agency saying a human-made rocket slammed into the lunar surface on March 4.

China has denied claims that it was caused by a Long March 3 rocket that launched the country’s Chang’e-5 mission in October 2014, although the orbit matches. Experts have dismissed speculation it was a SpaceX rocket and fingers are now being pointed at Beijing.

Read the full report: Forbes.

 

 

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George Russell

George Russell is a freelance writer and editor based in Hong Kong who has lived in Asia since 1996. His work has been published in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, New York Post, Variety, Forbes and the South China Morning Post.

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