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The woman in the moon

It's a lunar crater�in this case, a rather striking one found in the Bay of Rainbow's in the moon's northern hemisphere. But as the blazon of Chinese characters indicates, there's something different about this image. The probe Chang'e 2�named for the Chinese goddess who lives on the moon with her companion, the herbalist Jade Rabbit�is scouting sites for a planned Chinese robotic moon landing in 2013. The budget for Chang'e 2 is reportedly a mere $134 million.

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The Moon Landing, 40 Years Later

It has been 40 years today since Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon, effectively becoming the first human being ever to set foot on a space mass other than Earth. Almost half a century later, the first step is still awe-inspiring. Thank you for providing the inspiration needed to launch MTV.

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