American Moonwalkers Suggest Cooperation With China's Moon Plans

China's bold lunar plan, Craig Covault, Aerospace America

"Astronauts Buzz Aldrin of Apollo 11 and Eugene Cernan of Apollo 17 tell Aerospace America that engineering details emerging from China's first robotic Moon lander suggest it is a formal precursor to a manned lunar module that would carry Chinese astronauts to the surface of the Moon around 2030. In their view, the time may be right for NASA to begin direct cooperation with China on the return of humans--both Chinese and American--to the Moon as a prelude to international manned missions to Mars."

- More Chang'e 3 Images on Flickr
- earlier China posts

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