As far as we know, we’re the only news organization that has pointed out why China and the U.S. are suddenly so interested in going (returning, in our case) to the moon: to scoop up the precious Helium 3 fuel just lying on the surface.

China’s first piloted mission was launched in October, 2003, and lasted less than a day. Leonard David writes in that the Chinese space agency is planning Shenzhou 7, a human spaceflight that is set for 2008, and Shenzhou 8, a mission that will include a half hour space walk, for 2009 or 2011. China?s eventual goal is to build its own space station. They want to send a lander to the moon in 2012, and are aiming to send a robot to the moon in 2017 that can return moon dust to Earth for testing.

Art credit:

Strange things may be happening soon on the moon, but even stranger things are happening right here on Earth, as thousands of people continue to see the Phoenix Lights in the sky. You can experience this too, by purchasing Dr. Lynne Kitei’s amazing book book and DVD.

If you read unknowncountry news daily and listen to Dreamland every week, you’ll always be ahead of the crowd. But if you want us to be here for you tomorrow, you need to subscribe today. At $11.95 for 3 months, it’s the most affordable subscription on the internet!

NOTE: This news story, previously published on our old site, will have any links removed.

Dreamland Video podcast
To watch the FREE video version on YouTube, click here.

Subscribers, to watch the subscriber version of the video, first log in then click on Dreamland Subscriber-Only Video Podcast link.