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Large Volcanic Channels of the Inner Solar System

Volcanic channels

"Many large volcanic channel systems are recognized at the surfaces of rocky bodies of the inner solar system. The more than 200 channels known for the Moon mainly have simple sinuous forms with widths of up to several kilometers and lengths of up to hundreds of kilometers, typically commencing at topographic depressions and extending downslope until they fade into associated volcanic units..." – By David W. Leverington

Liability and Patent Protection for Space Activities in China

landslides

"Space tort and patent protection are becoming more and more urgent legal issues, in light of rapidly developing space technology and commercialization of space activities..." – By Guoyu Wang and Xiao Ma

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