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China's Chang'e lunar launch has backup of European space scientists

When China launches it lunar probe Chang'e 3 tomorrow, European space experts will be watching it closely - they are serving as a backup team that will relay commands and directions to the vehicle if Beijing encounters any lapses in communication.

1 Dec 2013 - 6:22AM

When China launches it lunar probe Chang'e 3 tomorrow, European space experts will be watching it closely - they are serving as a backup team that will relay commands and directions to the vehicle if Beijing encounters any lapses in communication.

China's Chang'e lunar launch has backup of European space scientists