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Lunar Samples Land on Earth, Completing China’s Most Challenging ‘Space Adventure’

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For the first time in 44 years, a spacecraft has brought lunar samples to Earth.

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Lunar Samples Land on Earth, Completing China’s Most Challenging ‘Space Adventure’

Lunar Samples Land on Earth, Completing China’s Most Challenging ‘Space Adventure’

For the first time in 44 years, a spacecraft has brought lunar samples to Earth.

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, Russia to cooperate on lunar orbiter, landing missions

China, Russia to cooperate on lunar orbiter, landing missions

Countries to consider science payload contributions to respective Luna-26 and Chang’e-7 spacecraft and establish a joint deep space exploration data center.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

The Space News We're Excited About in 2020

The Space News We're Excited About in 2020

It’s time to look ahead to the coming year and all things that will be happening in space exploration. With new missions to Mars, a probe returning to Earth with samples taken from an ...

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.

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.

Chinese spacecraft carrying rocks and soil from the moon returns safely

Chinese spacecraft carrying rocks and soil from the moon returns safely

Unmanned Chang’e-5 probe returns to Earth after first mission in four decades to collect lunar samples

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 lunar probe makes history by successfully soft-landing on the far side of the moon

China’s lunar probe makes history by successfully soft-landing on the far side of the moon

It’s not Lunar New Year yet, but there is something new on the moon. In a major milestone for space exploration, China announced that its lunar program has successfully soft-landed a probe ...

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