Jubilant ground staff at the Chang’e 5 return capsule’s landing site in north China’s Inner Mongolia region. Photo: Xinhua Jubilant ground staff at the Chang’e 5 return capsule’s landing site in north China’s Inner Mongolia region. Photo: Xinhua
Jubilant ground staff at the Chang’e 5 return capsule’s landing site in north China’s Inner Mongolia region. Photo: Xinhua
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Chang’e 5 moon mission gives China ‘unequalled record’ in lunar landings

  • Apollo 11 expert and space historian praises three out of three successes after raising a Tsingtao to returning capsule
  • For Beijing, the programme is a vindication of its political system as well as a demonstration of technological progress

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Jubilant ground staff at the Chang’e 5 return capsule’s landing site in north China’s Inner Mongolia region. Photo: Xinhua Jubilant ground staff at the Chang’e 5 return capsule’s landing site in north China’s Inner Mongolia region. Photo: Xinhua
Jubilant ground staff at the Chang’e 5 return capsule’s landing site in north China’s Inner Mongolia region. Photo: Xinhua
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