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Old 05 December 2007, 04:19 AM
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Icon104 China says moon pictures not faked from NASA

China has dismissed Internet gossip that its first photo of the moon taken from a lunar orbiter might have been plagiarized from NASA.

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Of course, the images on Google Moon are also stitched together from many separate photos, so it could very well be that the problem lies with NASA's images, not with CNSA's.
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Conspiracy? Cock-up? Or the Chinese space program catching NASA with its pants down?
Google Moon stitches NASA's photos together and cuts a crater in half -- Therefore NASA is caught with its "pants down"? Whatever.
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