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Luxembourg & China launch private mission to the Moon | The Daily Beast


curated by | October 27, 2014

“Since it carries no significant research payload, the value of 4M is symbolic rather than scientific: it is the first privately-funded spacecraft to travel around the Moon. But it likely won’t be the last, and just as the first Sputnik was superseded by probes capable of doing research, other privately-funded ventures—perhaps built by universities—will return.”

Source: www.thedailybeast.com



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