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A probe from India’s Lunar orbiter, Chadrayaan-1, crashed on the moon Saturday with the stated goal of mapping the Lunar terrain. Hmmm. Since the root for “terrain” is “terra” or Earth, perhaps the word should be lunarrain? Nonetheless, I’m unsure as to the value or use for a moon map. Maybe neither Washington nor Moscow would share the ones they made back in the 60’s and 70’s. In any case, the Indian people can be proud that they’ve developed the technology and the will to join with the United States and Russia in littering the moonscape.