The re-entry capsule of China’s Chang’e 5 spacecraft is expected to land back on Earth on Thursday morning. Photo: AP The re-entry capsule of China’s Chang’e 5 spacecraft is expected to land back on Earth on Thursday morning. Photo: AP
The re-entry capsule of China’s Chang’e 5 spacecraft is expected to land back on Earth on Thursday morning. Photo: AP

Space

China’s Chang’e 5 lunar capsule not home and dry yet, recovery mission commander says

  • Spacecraft is set to land in the Inner Mongolia region on Thursday morning but it still has many challenges to overcome, Bian Hancheng says
  • Chinese mission is the first to successfully collect samples from the surface of the moon since 1976

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The re-entry capsule of China’s Chang’e 5 spacecraft is expected to land back on Earth on Thursday morning. Photo: AP The re-entry capsule of China’s Chang’e 5 spacecraft is expected to land back on Earth on Thursday morning. Photo: AP
The re-entry capsule of China’s Chang’e 5 spacecraft is expected to land back on Earth on Thursday morning. Photo: AP
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