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China’s Chang’e-5 Probe Drops Off Moon Samples at the Climax of a Historic Mission

On Dec 16, 2020
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At the climax of a historic mission, China's #ChangE5 probe drops off moon samples in Inner Mongolia: https://t.co/dgwHepyfEu (Image via @CCTV) https://t.co/sRMmW1Xkge
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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 snowy plains of Inner Mongolia, capping an odyssey that began less than a month ago with the launch ...

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At the climax of a historic mission, China's #ChangE5 probe drops off moon samples in Inner Mongolia: https://t.co/dgwHepyfEu (Image via @CCTV) https://t.co/sRMmW1Xkge
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China’s Chang’e-5 Probe Drops Off Moon Samples at the Climax of a Historic Mission

China’s Chang’e-5 Probe Drops Off Moon Samples at the Climax of a Historic Mission

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 ...

China prepares moon probe to bring back lunar rocks

China prepares moon probe to bring back lunar rocks

China is preparing to launch an unmanned spacecraft on Tuesday to bring back lunar rocks, the first attempt by any nation to retrieve samples from the moon in four decades.

China's Chang'e-5 Moon mission probe touches down

China's Chang'e-5 Moon mission probe touches down

The robotic Chang'e-5 probe makes a picture-perfect soft landing on the lunar nearside.

China launches Chang'e-5 to collect, return moon samples

China launches Chang'e-5 to collect, return moon samples

(Xinhua/Jin Liwang) WENCHANG, Hainan, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- China Tuesday launched a spacecraft to collect and return samples from the moon, the country's first attempt to retrieve samples ...

Chinese sample return capsule lands on Earth after round-trip flight to moon

Chinese sample return capsule lands on Earth after round-trip flight to moon

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 Lands on Moon to Collect Fresh Samples

China’s Chang’e 5 Lands on Moon to Collect Fresh Samples

The ambitious mission is the first effort since 1976 to bring lunar material back to Earth

Chang'e-5: China's unmanned moon probe delivers samples to orbiting spacecraft

Chang'e-5: China's unmanned moon probe delivers samples to orbiting spacecraft

Successful docking will be followed by orbiter separating and returning lunar material to Earth

China's Chang'e 5 lands on the moon to collect the 1st fresh lunar samples in decades

China's Chang'e 5 lands on the moon to collect the 1st fresh lunar samples in decades

China has landed on the moon again — and this time the country plans to bring home some souvenirs.

China is quietly preparing for November launch of the Chang’e-5 lunar sample return mission

China is quietly preparing for November launch of the Chang’e-5 lunar sample return mission

Specialized cargo ships Yuanwang-21 and -22 are understood to have collected Long March 5 components from the northern port city of Tianjin, the point of manufacture, and are currently ...

China Successfully Touches Down Chang'e 4, First Soft-Landed Craft on the Far Side of the Moon

China Successfully Touches Down Chang'e 4, First Soft-Landed Craft on the Far Side of the Moon

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) has landed the Chang’e 4 lunar probe on the far side of the Moon, Chinese media reported on Wednesday night (Eastern Time)—marking the first ...

What’s next for China in lunar exploration?

What’s next for China in lunar exploration?

China has big plans for the future, including lunar sample return, a robotic research base, and potentially human missions.