China has recovered precious lunar samples after a successful reentry and landing of the Chang’e-5 return capsule.
Another big step for the current world leaders in lunar exploration.
The Chang’e-5 ascent vehicle which carried precious samples into lunar orbit was commanded to crash into the moon Monday after completing its mission.
It is the first attempt to land robotic craft on the side of the Moon which never faces Earth.
The Chang’e-5 spacecraft is on its way to collect the youngest pieces of the moon ever returned to Earth, helping scientists piece together mysteries of lunar history.
A capsule containing moon rocks landed in a remote, snow-covered corner of China Wednesday, bringing home the first samples from the lunar surface in 44 years and completing the Chinese ...
China's Chang'e 5 spacecraft has entered orbit around the moon ahead of an historic attempt to collect samples from the moon and return to Earth.
China plans to launch an unmanned spacecraft to the moon this week to bring back lunar rocks in the first attempt by any nation to retrieve samples from Earth's natural satellite since the ...
A Chinese probe has delivered the first samples to be collected from the Moon in more than 40 years, and its mission isn’t done yet. The Chang’e-5 sample return capsule floated down to the ...
The Chinese Chang’e 5 mission has spent two days digging on the moon and is now ready to bring back samples of lunar soil and rocks for analysis
If successful, it will be a world’s first
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