Chang'e 5 Ascent Stage Liftoff

Chang'e 5 Ascent Stage Liftoff

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2020-12-03T15:13:00+0000
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Event Description

The Chang'e 5 ascent stage will launch from the surface of the Moon with lunar soil samples that will be returned to Earth.

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Chinese Lunar Exploration Program

The Chinese Lunar Exploration Program also known as the Chang'e Project after the Chinese moon goddess Chang'e, is an ongoing series of robotic Moon missions by the China National Space Administration (CNSA). The program incorporates lunar orbiters, landers, rovers and sample return spacecraft, launched using Long March rockets.

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