Protecting our lunar history

Published on January 10th, 2012 | by Admin

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Archaeologists are pushing for protection of the Apollo landing sites from future visitors to the moon.

“I think it’s humanity’s heritage,” said Beth L. O’Leary, a professor of anthropology at New Mexico State University. “It’s just an incredible realm that archaeologists haven’t begun to look at until now.”

Dr. O’Leary herself had not given much thought to historic preservation on the Moon until a student asked her in 1999 whether federal preservation laws applied to the Apollo landing sites.

“That started the ball rolling,” she said.

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Story: Kenneth Chang, New York Times | Photo: NASA

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One Response to Protecting our lunar history

  1. horodyski says:

    The HSK is not easy at all. Due to the emphasis on the listening section. There are loads of words we need to learn. Everyone who tries to learn Chinese needs all the encouragement they can get.

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