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Japan’s SLIM moon lander defies death to survive 3rd frigid lunar night (image)

NASAJapan's SLIM moon lander defies death to survive 3rd frigid lunar night (image)



The Smart Lander for Investigating Moon (SLIM) has survived its third week-long night on the moon. 

This is despite the fact the Japanese lunar lander wasn’t designed to withstand even one blisteringly cold night on the moon, during which temperatures dropped as low as minus 274 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 170 degrees Celsius).



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