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Fraser
2012-May-24, 03:40 PM
Donít say you havenít been warned. NASA put out an official document today specifying how close any future spacecraft and astronauts visiting the Moon can come to the artifacts left on the Moon by all US space missions, including the Apollo landing sites, any robotic landing sites like Surveyor and impact sites like LCROSS. While [...]

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Perikles
2012-May-24, 04:11 PM
Obviously it makes sense not to disturb these artifacts, but it does raise the question as to what right one nation has to determine the rights on other nations on the moon. What is the current state of ownership of the moon's surface?

publiusr
2012-May-25, 09:50 PM
Well, I'd like to see statures of Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins atop the LEM stump left behind--using it as a dais.