China's Chang'e-5 lands on moon to retrieve samples

Source: Xinhua| 2020-12-02 01:00:58|Editor: huaxia

Technical personnel work at the Beijing Aerospace Control Center (BACC) in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 1, 2020. China's Chang'e-5 spacecraft successfully landed on the near side of the moon late Tuesday and sent back images, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced. At 11:11 p.m., the spacecraft landed at the preselected landing area near 51.8 degrees west longitude and 43.1 degrees north latitude, said the CNSA. During the landing process, the cameras aboard the lander took images of the landing area, said the CNSA. (CNSA/Handout via Xinhua)

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