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

On Dec 16, 2020
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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 space program’s most challenging robotic mission to date. The return module appeared to have landed ...

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Chinese television has broadcast an infrared replay of the Chang’e 5 return capsule’s middle-of-the-night landing in China’s Inner Mongolia region earlier today. Read our full story: https://t.co/ToaS0qB6xC https://t.co/WmTOPlUIw9
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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 launches ambitious mission to return lunar material to Earth

China launches ambitious mission to return lunar material to Earth

A heavy-lift Long March 5 rocket hurled a 9-ton Chinese spacecraft toward the moon Monday on a 23-day mission attempting to return lunar samples to Earth for the first time in 44 years. The ...

China to launch moon probe, seeking first lunar rock retrieval since 1970s

China to launch moon probe, seeking first lunar rock retrieval since 1970s

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 ...

China Prepares to Launch Its Most Ambitious Moon Mission Yet

China Prepares to Launch Its Most Ambitious Moon Mission Yet

Another big step for the current world leaders in lunar exploration.

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

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's new moon mission to return the first lunar samples since 1976

China's new moon mission to return the first lunar samples since 1976

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.

Farside Landing and Nearside Sample Return

Farside Landing and Nearside Sample Return

Long Xiao previews two ambitious Chinese lunar missions, one of which will make the first-ever landing on the far side of the Moon.

China to collect first moon rocks since 1970s after successful probe landing

China to collect first moon rocks since 1970s after successful probe landing

Chang’e-5 spacecraft completes 112-hour journey from Earth, according to Beijing’s space agency

China’s Chang’e-5 Probe Lands on the Moon and Gets Set to Bring Back Fresh Samples

China’s Chang’e-5 Probe Lands on the Moon and Gets Set to Bring Back Fresh Samples

For the third time in seven years, a Chinese robotic spacecraft has landed on the Moon — but now things will get really interesting: If the Chang’e-5 mission succeeds, the probe will ...

China to Collect Moon Rocks in a Mission Launching Soon

China to Collect Moon Rocks in a Mission Launching Soon

It has been four decades since lunar samples were brought to Earth, and the Chang’e-5 spacecraft’s bounty could have great scientific value.

China's Chang'e-5 mission returns Moon samples

China's Chang'e-5 mission returns Moon samples

A capsule lands in Inner Mongolia with the first lunar rock to be brought to Earth in 44 years.