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Japanese astronaut to be first non-American to set foot on moon

Japanese astronaut to be first non-American to set foot on moon

  • President Biden announced the offer to Japan as the US seeks to strengthen ties with its key Asian ally
  • NASA’s Artemis program seeks to return humans to the Moon for the first time in over 50 years
  • PM Kishida hailed the announcement and said that Japan would in return supply a rover for the program
By AFP ·

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