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China recovers Chang’e-5 moon samples after complex 23-day mission

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China has recovered precious lunar samples after a successful reentry and landing of the Chang’e-5 return capsule.

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China recovers Chang’e-5 moon samples after complex 23-day mission

China recovers Chang’e-5 moon samples after complex 23-day mission

China has recovered precious lunar samples after a successful reentry and landing of the Chang’e-5 return capsule.

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