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Chinese City Plans to Launch an ‘Artificial Moon’ By 2020 to Help Save Electricity

Chengdu, the capital of China’s Sichuan province, just announced its rather outrageous plan to help save electricity by launching an illumination satellite that will light up the city, which they have dubbed as an “artificial moon.”

The plan was announced to the public by Wu Chunfeng, chairman of Chengdu Aerospace Science and Technology Microelectronics System Research Institute Co., Ltd, during the national mass innovation and entrepreneurship activity held in the city on Oct. 10, People’s Daily reported.