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China's spacecraft Chang'e-5 probe brings home moon samples
2020-12-17 17:27:27     (点击次数:)

The return capsule of China's Chang'e-5 probe lands in Siziwang Banner, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, on Dec. 17, 2020, marked the successful completion of China's first lunar sample return mission.

According to the plan, the recovered Chang'e-5 probe will be airlifted to Beijing to open the probe after completing the necessary ground handling work to take out the sample container and the cargo. The China National Space Administration (CNSA) will select the opportunity to hold a handover ceremony to hand over lunar samples to the ground application system officially. China's first extraterrestrial celestial body sample storage, analysis, and research related work will also start.


The return capsule of China's Chang'e-5 probe lands in Siziwang Banner, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, on Dec. 17, 2020. The return capsule of China's Chang'e-5 probe touched down on Earth in the early hours of Thursday, bringing back the country's first samples collected from the moon, as well as the world's freshest lunar samples in over 40 years. (Xinhua/Lian Zhen)

The milestone mission of the Chang'e-5 probe has accomplished several firsts for China, including the first moon sampling, the first liftoff from an extraterrestrial body, the first rendezvous and docking in lunar orbit, and the first spacecraft carrying samples to re-enter Earth's atmosphere at high speed.

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