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Nasa and South Africa cement lunar exploration pact

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South African communications antenna will help Earthlings return to the Moon

The national space agencies of the United States and South Africa have begun construction of a communications facility that will help return human exploration to the Moon.

Representatives from the South African National Space Agency and the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration broke ground at the Matjiesfontein site located approximately 240 kilometres northeast of Cape Town on 8 November.

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