China's second lunar probe expected to have enough fuel to return to earth
10-13 18:54
Chang'e-2 was carried into lunar orbit by a rocket, and only corrected once during the transfer from earth orbit to lunar orbit, so a large amount of fuel will be left after its mission, the vice chief-designer of BACC said.
Lunar probe, space exploration is China's duty to mankind
10-06 09:46
Chang'e-2 blasted off on a Long-March-3C carrier rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, in southwest China's Sichuan province on Friday.
Chang'e-2 heads for moon after first trajectory correction
10-02 18:41
Chang'e-2 was maneuvered to correct its trajectory on the earth-moon transfer orbit Saturday. Scientists successfully activated the attitude control engines on Chang'e-2 and trimmed the satellite for the first time on its journey, according to a flight control official in Beijing.
China's lunar probe to target rarely explored Bay of Rainbows
10-01 20:40
If lunar satellite Chang'e-2 sends back high-resolution photos of the Bay of Rainbows, the mission can be deemed a complete success, said the chief designer of China's lunar exploration program Friday.
China announces successful launch of 2nd lunar probe
10-01 20:06
China's lunar probe Chang'e-2 was successfully launched, control center at the Xichang satellite launch site in southwest China's Sichuan Province announced Friday.
China's 2nd moon probe Chang'e-2 enters earth-moon transfer orbit
10-01 19:34
Chang'e-2, China's second moon probe, has entered the earth-moon transfer orbit as it separated from the carrier rocket, the control center said Friday.
China's 2nd lunar probe Chang'e-2 blasts off
10-01 19:05
China's second unmanned lunar probe, Chang'e-2, blasts off on Friday, inaugurating the second phase of the country's three-step lunar exploration program.
Examination confirms rocket ready to launch China's 2nd lunar probe Chang'e II
10-01 16:04
A comprehensive examination has shown the Long March 3C rocket is in normal and sound condition for carrying the satellite Chang'e II, China's second lunar probe, to its planned orbit in three hours, the launch headquarters said.
Maritime monitoring vessels ready for China's lunar probe
10-01 14:05
Three maritime monitoring vessels have arrived at a designated area in the Pacific Ocean to track the journey of the Chang'e II satellite, China's second unmanned lunar probe.