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Chinese Unmanned Spacecraft Lands On Moon
Reuters ^ | December 14, 2013 | Pete Sweeney

Posted on 12/14/2013 7:02:37 AM PST by lbryce

China landed an unmanned spacecraft on the moon on Saturday, state media reported, in the first such "soft-landing" since 1976, joining the United States and the former Soviet Union in managing to accomplish such a feat.

The Chang'e 3, a probe named after a lunar goddess in traditional Chinese mythology, is carrying the solar-powered Yutu, or Jade Rabbit buggy, which will dig and conduct geological surveys.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: china; moon; space
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That's one small step for a Chinaman, one giant leap for Chinese Food Delivery on the Moon.

I've always contended that China's entry into its manned space program was just so it could deliver Chinese food to the space station.

No matter what, this is another aspect of American supremacy and leadership lost thanks to that doggone Kenyan dog-eater.

1 posted on 12/14/2013 7:02:37 AM PST by lbryce
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To: lbryce

It is beyond sickening that obama has turned NNASA into an islamics outreach center.
What left does he have to destroy?


2 posted on 12/14/2013 7:04:28 AM PST by svcw (Not 'hope and change' but 'dopes in chains')
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To: lbryce

3 posted on 12/14/2013 7:07:26 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: lbryce

China Moon


4 posted on 12/14/2013 7:07:59 AM PST by NonValueAdded (It's not the penalty, it's the lack of coverage on 1 Jan. Think about it.)
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To: lbryce

Have they deployed the rover yet?

Turtle head to Jade Gate.
Turtle head to Jade Gate.
Jade Gate to Turtle head.
Permission to enter.
Turtle Head to Jade Gate.
I’m docking now...


5 posted on 12/14/2013 7:13:01 AM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: lbryce


6 posted on 12/14/2013 7:14:14 AM PST by Iron Munro (Orwell: There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them.)
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To: JoeProBono

I see wheels just like those on “Taco wagon” lowriders all around Coachella...


7 posted on 12/14/2013 7:21:58 AM PST by ErnBatavia (The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure)
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To: ErnBatavia

8 posted on 12/14/2013 7:30:10 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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9 posted on 12/14/2013 7:31:33 AM PST by ErnBatavia (The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure)
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To: JoeProBono

I wonder what kind of space junk that they used to get it there ;)


10 posted on 12/14/2013 7:40:16 AM PST by setha (It is past time for the United States to take back what the world took away.)
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To: ErnBatavia

The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure.

Call it what you will. Under any name, title its all Abject Failure.


11 posted on 12/14/2013 7:40:19 AM PST by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: lbryce

China dares set foot on the moon, our splendid possession???


12 posted on 12/14/2013 8:01:29 AM PST by Ole Okie
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To: lbryce

Remember when China couldn’t get a rocket off the launch pad. Then Slick Willie gave them all our technology through a company called Loral for campaign cash. Yeah, those were the good old days, when they only sold us out for cash. Now Obummer does it out of spite.


13 posted on 12/14/2013 8:09:17 AM PST by Lets Roll NOW (A baby isn't a punishment, Obama is)
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To: svcw

It is beyond sickening that obama has turned NNASA into an islamics outreach center.
What left does he have to destroy?
-————————————————————————————I Thought any conservative worth their salt opposed NASA and wanted it dismantled.


14 posted on 12/14/2013 8:28:11 AM PST by chessplayer
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To: lbryce

Thank you Clintons and Loral Corp for providing the CHICOMS with the technology, and thank you Walmart/KMART/TURDMART
shoppers for buying their cheap $hi+.


15 posted on 12/14/2013 8:33:57 AM PST by Wilderness Conservative
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To: JoeProBono; All
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16 posted on 12/14/2013 8:36:16 AM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Ole Okie

you would not know that China even Landed a rover!!

ZERO coverage from our great media-
not a peep out of Washington-

Meanwhile at Nasa-— gearing up to bring in
Islamist aholes—


17 posted on 12/14/2013 8:39:30 AM PST by mj1234
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To: lbryce

To think that the US soft landed moon probes in the mid 1960s and had a manned lunar landing in 1969 yet after the early 1970s never went back to the moon. Imagine where we would be today if NASA had continued with the Apollo program and beyond. The Chinese lunar rover would be greeted by US astronauts from a permanent lunar base and we would be preparing for our second and third Mars landing.


18 posted on 12/14/2013 8:43:08 AM PST by The Great RJ ( eating)
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To: mj1234

19 posted on 12/14/2013 8:44:55 AM PST by Average Al
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To: Ole Okie

That was quite witty, amusing if not ironic, sad, bittersweet
and last but not least absolute blood-curdling in anger and invective towards the Chief Muslim Afro-Not.


20 posted on 12/14/2013 8:50:23 AM PST by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: lbryce

Made possible by technology given to them by the Clinton Administration and the European Union. They also plan a manned space station by 2020. Looks like the ChiComs are making their move. They are bulking up their military and are acting aggressively toward our ships and aircraft. They’ve always been good at biding their time and waiting until their opponents have weak and inexperienced leadership.


21 posted on 12/14/2013 8:55:49 AM PST by fidelis (Zonie and USAF Cold Warrior)
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To: fidelis

“Made possible by technology given to them by the Clinton Administration “

He might have approved the technology export but our fellow Americans sold us out by actually providing the information. Clinton didn’t take then carry that information himself, our fellow Americans did.


22 posted on 12/14/2013 9:08:24 AM PST by CodeToad (When ignorance rules a person's decision they are resorting to superstition.)
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To: lbryce
This all started when Slick Willy and the Hilldebeast traded our advanced, classified technology to them in exchange for campaign contributions.
23 posted on 12/14/2013 9:15:14 AM PST by immadashell (The inmates are running the asylum.)
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To: lbryce

it`s not made of cheese,
it`s made of Moon Cake.


24 posted on 12/14/2013 9:18:19 AM PST by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.")
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To: lbryce
Chinese Marketing Agency beats the pants off NASA. NASA sent up the "Lunar Roving Vehicle" (yawn). The Chinese send up the "Jade Rabbit Buggy."


25 posted on 12/14/2013 9:29:37 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: lbryce

I’ve always contended that China’s entry into its manned space program was just so it could deliver Chinese food to the space station.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

I wonder how Moo Goo Guy Pan tastes in a vacuum?Or maybe it will produce its own atmosphere? LOL.


26 posted on 12/14/2013 9:51:41 AM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: lbryce

Awaiting their glorious results that no one has ever known of before.


27 posted on 12/14/2013 9:53:39 AM PST by onedoug
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To: lbryce

Courtesy of Bill Clinton, who sold Top Secret missile and rocket and guidance intelligence to the ChiComs for campaign contributions.

Democrats are traitors.


28 posted on 12/14/2013 9:53:54 AM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Candor7

about 2 hours after its eaten?


29 posted on 12/14/2013 10:02:30 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: musicman

30 posted on 12/14/2013 10:07:07 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: chessplayer

Then I am not worth salt.
I love what NASA was, I love the idea/actual space travel, the inventions that came out of the space program, the scientific advances.
Now if the private sector can take up the mantel, I would be really happy
obama has turned NASA into a funnel of money to islamics.


31 posted on 12/14/2013 10:48:56 AM PST by svcw (Not 'hope and change' but 'dopes in chains')
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To: JoeProBono

The chicoms claim this thing has a rock drill capable of drilling a 90 foot hole. That would be pretty impressive if true but I didn’t see any way in the pics they showed that the dune buggy could actually hold 90 feet of rod. But they claim they are drilling for water. So keep your eye on the moon. If they hit Artesian water we can watch it blow the buggy back in orbit thru the 1/6 th gravity.


32 posted on 12/14/2013 11:41:01 AM PST by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: svcw

Well you can thank Bill Clinton and Bernard Schwartz of Loral Space for this achievement as well


33 posted on 12/14/2013 11:44:31 AM PST by ballplayer
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34 posted on 12/14/2013 11:45:47 AM PST by dfwgator
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35 posted on 12/14/2013 11:51:21 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: ballplayer

Oh, that’s right. Clinton sold China tech, forgot that.
Thanks for the remind.


36 posted on 12/14/2013 12:06:33 PM PST by svcw (Not 'hope and change' but 'dopes in chains')
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To: All

Any word on if the rover has deployed yet?


37 posted on 12/14/2013 12:10:46 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Lets Roll NOW
"Remember when China couldn’t get a rocket off the launch pad. Then Slick Willie gave them all our technology through a company called Loral for campaign cash."

It seems a lot of people have forgotten or never knew of this scandal. Good old Slick Willie - jumpstarted the Chicom's Skynet efforts after Mao killed all of their "intellectuals". Now we hand out student and H1B visas like Obama Phones at a DNC rally.

38 posted on 12/14/2013 2:07:08 PM PST by uncommonsense (Liberals see what they believe; Conservatives believe what they see.)
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39 posted on 12/14/2013 2:31:00 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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40 posted on 12/14/2013 2:31:58 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: dfwgator

Hhhhaaaaa. I almost wet my pants.


41 posted on 12/14/2013 2:52:48 PM PST by Zuben Elgenubi (NOPe to GOPe)
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To: svcw

NASA will be replaced by free market space solutions. We’ll go further, faster than NASA ever could.


42 posted on 12/14/2013 3:24:15 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: The Great RJ

Imagine instead that JFK offered an X-prize instead of creating another government bureaucracy that needlessly got people killed.

The future of space is private.


43 posted on 12/14/2013 3:26:20 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: tet68

I think the lover was deployed this morning.

I found this funny coming from Communist atheists:

Named for traditional Chinese mythology

There weren’t any Maoist heroes? My China’s changed.


44 posted on 12/14/2013 3:27:56 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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45 posted on 12/14/2013 5:35:10 PM PST by CMB_polarization
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To: CMB_polarization

cool


46 posted on 12/14/2013 5:36:10 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: JoeProBono

did you just do that? Impressive!


47 posted on 12/14/2013 6:08:11 PM PST by daniel1212 (Come to the Lord Jesus as a contrite damned+destitute sinner, trust Him to save you, then live 4 Him)
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To: CodeToad

Loral in particular. As they were about to be indicted for it, Clinton personally signed an authorization.


48 posted on 12/14/2013 6:49:20 PM PST by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: lepton

Not to mention Hughes.


49 posted on 12/14/2013 7:08:27 PM PST by CodeToad (When ignorance rules a person's decision they are resorting to superstition.)
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To: JoeProBono

Thank you, Joe


50 posted on 12/14/2013 7:42:27 PM PST by mbj (Making good people helpless doesn't make bad people harmless.)
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