“Artificial moon” to light up Chengdu? Is it going to happen?

BY SILVI WRITER   Southwestern China’s city of Chengdu plans to launch its illumination satellite, also known as the “artificial moon”, in 2020, to “complement the moon at night”. The brightness of the “artificial moon” is eight times that of the real moon, and will be bright enough to replace street lights, said Wu Chunfeng, chairman of Chengdu Aerospace Science and Technology Microelectronics System Research … Continue reading “Artificial moon” to light up Chengdu? Is it going to happen?