19 June 1995
News - General (None)
China Heads to the Moon
Looking for alternative fuel sources
by Carol Pinchefsky
According to this Register article, China plans to send astronauts to the moon in the year 2024. The article says the Chinese government is actively looking for Helium-3, a source of fuel abundant on the moon that may replace oil and gas.

However, no one has yet to build a Helium-3 reactor or even prove this fusion reaction is possible.
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Carol Pinchefsky 19 June 1995
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