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IAU Removes Designation Of Lunar Crater Named For Suspected Nazi War Criminal | Luna Society International
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, 9 August 2002 LT UPDATE: On 28 October 2002, the Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN), after verifying Dr. Hans Eppinger's connection with the Nazi prison camps, unanimously voted to drop the designation of crater Eppinger from the Moon. The group acknowledged the