Chinese space probe Chang'e-5 brought 1,731 grams of lunar sample

Beijing: China’s Chang’e-5 probe, which successfully returned to earth this week, has retrieved about 1,731 grams of samples from the moon, the country’s space agency said on Saturday. The samples were transferred to the Chinese research teams on Saturday (December 19) morning. Scientists will carry out the storage, analysis and research of the country’s first … Read more

China successfully lands spacecraft on moon to retrieve lunar rocks

BEIJING: China successfully landed a spacecraft on the moon`s surface on Tuesday in a historic mission to retrieve lunar surface samples, Chinese state media reported. China launched its Chang`e-5 probe on November 24. The uncrewed mission, named after the mythical Chinese goddess of the moon, aims to collect lunar material to help scientists learn more … Read more