Chinese Probe Orbiting Moon to find out landing stops for Chang’e 5 mission

January 13, 2015 11:10 AM

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Chinese Probe Orbiting Moon to find out landing stops for Chang’e 5 mission

Three month ago, a Chinese probe that was launched on a test flight is once again orbiting the moon. The spacecraft is flying between 125 miles at closest approach to the moon's surface.

There is a camera system attached along with other gear. It has been designed to find out potential landing spots for China's 2017 Chang'e 5 mission. Though, the Chinese lunar orbiter is testing things for the 2017 Chang'e-5 lunar mission, it has made history of its own.

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