Here’s who’s going to the moon next


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Foster Klug, The Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Japan hopes to make the world's first “pinpoint landing” on the moon early Saturday, joining a modern push for lunar contact with roots in the Cold War-era space race between the United States and the Soviet Union. Japan’s attempt to bring down its lander at a precise location follows the April failure of a Japanese company’s spacecraft that apparently crashed while attempting to land on the moon. As Japan and others look to enter a club so far occupied by only the United States, the Soviet Union, India and China, victory means...