The Chang’e 5 spacecraft collects samples on the moon. Photo: CNSA via Reuters The Chang’e 5 spacecraft collects samples on the moon. Photo: CNSA via Reuters
The Chang’e 5 spacecraft collects samples on the moon. Photo: CNSA via Reuters
Chang’e 5

Lights out for China’s Chang’e 5 moon lander as day becomes lunar night

  • The rest of the spacecraft is returning to Earth with rock samples but the lander is thought to have met its designed end
  • The device was used as a launch pad for the ascent vehicle after completing its assigned tasks

Topic |   Chang’e 5
The Chang’e 5 spacecraft collects samples on the moon. Photo: CNSA via Reuters The Chang’e 5 spacecraft collects samples on the moon. Photo: CNSA via Reuters
The Chang’e 5 spacecraft collects samples on the moon. Photo: CNSA via Reuters
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