China’s Targets Far Side for Sample Return

Published by on 05/04/2024 UTC

In the new age of lunar exploration, China is by no means a newcomer. The Chinese Lunar Exploration Program, also known as Chang’e, has seen the launch of eight missions and three successful Moon landings since 2007. Chang’e-6 launched on May 3rd at 5:27 p.m. local time, and is China’s most ambitious lunar mission yet.

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