China will launch into the sky “artificial moon”

В Китае запустят в небо "искусственную луну"

In one of the Chinese cities are planning to replace the lights “artificial moon”, which will Shine up to eight times brighter than the present.

In China in the city of Chengdu can be a second moon. Technology luminary would replace the lights at night. About it reports The Guardian.

It is planned that the start of the “second moon” will be in 2020. It will Shine up to eight times brighter than a true companion and will be able to take a site with a diameter of 10-80 kilometers.

Thus the range of its illumination can be adjusted up to tens of meters. Know-how has introduced a private space contractor in the framework of the forum on innovation and entrepreneurship.

Yesterday in China showed a prototype of its Mars base.

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