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El nacimiento de la Luna

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Was our Moon once part of Earth?
SMART-1's researchers will check the theory that our companion in space was made from the debris of a monstrous collision billions of years ago - between the newly born Earth and a smaller planet.
Credits: ESA 2002. Illustration by Medialab.
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