Astronaut Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin salutes the US flag on the surface of the moon during the Apollo 11 lunar mission. File photo: AFP

Japan plans to join US-led project to build space station in moon orbit

Move comes as US President Donald Trump instructed Nasa to send astronauts back to the moon – and eventually to Mars

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Astronaut Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin salutes the US flag on the surface of the moon during the Apollo 11 lunar mission. File photo: AFP
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