Japan 'Moon Sniper' SLIM Lunar Spacecraft Launched Into Space Two Weeks After Chandryaan-3 Moon Landing

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Japan on Thursday launched its Smart Lander for Investigating Moon (SLIM) lunar exploration spacecraft as it looks to become the fifth country to land on the surface of Earth's only natural satellite. The launch comes two weeks after Chandrayaan-3 successfully landed on the Moon, and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency start the landing by February 2024.

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