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50 years after moon landing, US sees new space rival in China

Washington sets lofty goal of man on Mars, but can it pull off another lunar landing first?

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin climbs down from the lunar module during the Apollo 11 mission on July 20, 1969.   © Reuters

WASHINGTON -- As the U.S. marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing on Saturday, President Donald Trump seeks a repeat of America's win on the lunar surface  -- this time against China.

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