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The Great Wall of China is visible from space.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) refutes the claim.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) refutes the claim.According to the NASA website, Astronaut, Yang Liwei said that he could not see the historic structure of the great wall of China from the space. The photos were taken by Leroy Chiao ( former NASA Astronaut), from the International Space Station have been determined to show small sections of the wall in Inner Mongolia about 200 miles north of Beijing which has been taken with a 180mm lens and a digital camera.

The image photographed by Expedition of 10 Commander Leroy Chiao, china wall is not visible from the moon and is impossible to see from Earth orbit without the high-powered lenses.

As per the NCBI website, a Chinese astronaut Yang Lewie, after his first journey, into space, stated that he was not able to see the great wall of China from the space.

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