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    NASA is Getting Serious About a Radio Telescope on the Moon

    Itís widely known by now that the ďdark sideĒ of the moon, made famous by Pink Floyd, isnít actually dark. It gets as much sunlight as the side that is tidally locked facing Earth.* However, it is dark in one very important way – it isnít affected by radio signals emanating from Earth itself.* Whatís …
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    DuAxels themselves pose another quandary – should they be automated or have some sort of human intervention. Are they the only tools needed for the massive undertaking of constructing the largest ever radio telescope?
    We're supposed to have people there around the same time frame anyway, so it's not untenable to have them check in.
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