China completes first spacecraft rendezvous, docking in lunar orbit

Source: Xinhua| 2020-12-06 06:02:33|Editor: huaxia

Screen image captured at Beijing Aerospace Control Center in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 6, 2020 shows the samples collected on the moon being transferred from the ascender to the returner of China's Chang'e-5 probe. The ascender of China's Chang'e-5 probe successfully rendezvoused and docked with the orbiter-returner combination in lunar orbit at 5:42 a.m. (Beijing Time) on Sunday, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) has announced. This is the first time Chinese spacecraft have carried out rendezvous and docking in lunar orbit. (Xinhua/Jin Liwang)

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