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Beijing dreams of turning moon into 'Death Star'

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by U201491, Dec 5, 2013.

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    Beijing dreams of turning moon into ‘Death Star’

    Beijing dreams of turning moon into ?Death Star?

    Chinese state media brags of plan to militarize lunar base

    Published: 3 hours ago

    A report appearing in the pro-regime China Times brags that China’s launch of the Long March-3B rocket
    earlier this week is part of a long term plan to turn the moon into a Star Wars-style “death star” from which the PLA
    could launch missiles against any target on Earth.

    It all sounds like something straight out of The Onion, but upon checking the sources it appears that this is indeed what
    Communist Party officials have been discussing this week following China’s flagship launch of a lunar rover, which is
    Beijing’s first spacecraft to land on the surface of an extraterrestrial body.

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