Chang'e 5 Ascent Stage-Orbiter Docking

Chang'e 5 Ascent Stage-Orbiter Docking

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2020-12-03T21:40:00+0000
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Event Description

The Chang'e 5 ascent stage, loaded with lunar samples, will autonomously dock with the orbiter around the moon.

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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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