“New Space Superpower” –China’s Chang’e-4 Blasts Off to the Far Side of the Moon

Aitken Basin Moon

 

Probing the lunar far side ‘radio environment’ to creating a mini biosphere: China launched the Chang’e-4 lunar probe rover early Saturday on a Long March 3B rocket from the southwestern Xichang Space Center at 2:23 am (1823 GMT) Saturday, according to the official Xinhua news agency. Destined to touchdown around the New Year on the far side of the moon at the Von Kármán crater in Aitken Basin in the craggy and complex terrain of the lunar south pole region, the mission is global first that would boost Beijing’s ambitions to become a space superpower.

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Heard In the Milky Way –“Thinking Like a Planet to Earth in 10,000 Years”

 

Today’s eclectic coverage of TV programs broadcast on the state of affairs on our pale blue planet, signaling our presence to other possible civilizations in the Milky Way.

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China Denies Alien Search With World’s Largest Radio Telescope

 

 

 

China’s National Astronomical Observatories (NAOC) denied on Tuesday that the 500-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST) will begin searching for aliens in 2019, in contrast to past comments by Wu Xiangping, director-general of the Chinese Astronomical Society that with FAST “We can receive weaker and more distant radio messages,” said , “It will help us to search for intelligent life outside of the galaxy and explore the origins of the universe,” underscoring the China’s race to be the first nation to discover the existence of an advanced alien civilization.

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Heard in the Milky Way –“The Man Who Worked on ET Technology to Earth in 2050”

Extraterrestrial Technology

 

Today’s eclectic coverage of TV programs broadcast on the state of affairs on our Pale Blue Dot, signaling our presence to other possible civilizations in the Milky Way.

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NASA Scientist: “We May Have Missed Signals from Aliens Capable of Interstellar Travel”

ESO Headquarters Chile

 

“While it is still reasonable and conservative to assume that life is most likely to have originated in conditions similar to ours, the vast time differences in potential evolutions render the likelihood of “matching” technologies very slim,” says Silvano P. Colombano at NASA’s Ames Research Center.

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Today’s “Planet Earth Report” –Blockchain Replaces GPS, 40,000-Year-Old Zodiac, Peak America

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