Scientific researchers transfer a container loaded with moon samples retrieved by the Chang’e-5 probe. Photo: Xinhua Scientific researchers transfer a container loaded with moon samples retrieved by the Chang’e-5 probe. Photo: Xinhua
Scientific researchers transfer a container loaded with moon samples retrieved by the Chang’e-5 probe. Photo: Xinhua
Space

Chang’e 5: Chinese scientists take delivery of 1.7kg of moon rocks

  • Space administration hands samples over to the National Astronomical Observatories which has built a new laboratory to study them
  • Lunar materials will ‘help humankind understand the moon’s fundamental characteristics’ and aid the development of new missions, NAO says

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Scientific researchers transfer a container loaded with moon samples retrieved by the Chang’e-5 probe. Photo: Xinhua Scientific researchers transfer a container loaded with moon samples retrieved by the Chang’e-5 probe. Photo: Xinhua
Scientific researchers transfer a container loaded with moon samples retrieved by the Chang’e-5 probe. Photo: Xinhua
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