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starship-design: Credit where credit is due...
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Kind of off topic, but I would like to give credit where credit is
CNN recently ran a story from which this is exerted:
"Last year China conducted its first unmanned test of the Shenzhou,
which safely touched down in Inner Mongolia after orbiting Earth for
The important point here is the reference to Earth as "Earth" not "the
Earth" which the astronomical community has long maintained is
incorrect. It seems someone was listening!
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