Artist impression of Chang'e 5 orbiting the moon. Photo: Handout Artist impression of Chang'e 5 orbiting the moon. Photo: Handout
Artist impression of Chang'e 5 orbiting the moon. Photo: Handout

Space

China’s Chang’e 5 overcomes first major hurdle after entering moon’s orbit

  • The lunar probe successfully completed a challenging manoeuvre on Saturday that allowed it to be captured by gravity
  • If successful, the mission will bring rock samples back to earth for the first time in more than 40 years

Topic |   Space
Artist impression of Chang'e 5 orbiting the moon. Photo: Handout Artist impression of Chang'e 5 orbiting the moon. Photo: Handout
Artist impression of Chang'e 5 orbiting the moon. Photo: Handout
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