The Chang’e 5 ascender comes into view from the orbiter-returner on Sunday. Photo: CNSA The Chang’e 5 ascender comes into view from the orbiter-returner on Sunday. Photo: CNSA
The Chang’e 5 ascender comes into view from the orbiter-returner on Sunday. Photo: CNSA
Chang’e 5

Docking done, China’s Chang’e moon mission is ready to return to Earth

  • In a complex manoeuvre, the lunar probe linked up with the orbiter and transferred rock and soil
  • Samples expected to tell more of the story of how the moon was formed

Topic |   Chang’e 5
The Chang’e 5 ascender comes into view from the orbiter-returner on Sunday. Photo: CNSA The Chang’e 5 ascender comes into view from the orbiter-returner on Sunday. Photo: CNSA
The Chang’e 5 ascender comes into view from the orbiter-returner on Sunday. Photo: CNSA
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