An exhibit showcasing lunar soil samples collected last year by China’s Chang’e 5 probe. Photo: K. Y. Cheng An exhibit showcasing lunar soil samples collected last year by China’s Chang’e 5 probe. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
An exhibit showcasing lunar soil samples collected last year by China’s Chang’e 5 probe. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hongkongers get ‘rare opportunity’ to examine lunar soil collected by China’s Chang’e 5 probe last year

  • Samples were taken by robotic arm co-developed by researchers from Polytechnic University
  • Probe’s 23-day mission made China only third country in history to collect samples from moon’s surface

Topic |   China's space programme
An exhibit showcasing lunar soil samples collected last year by China’s Chang’e 5 probe. Photo: K. Y. Cheng An exhibit showcasing lunar soil samples collected last year by China’s Chang’e 5 probe. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
An exhibit showcasing lunar soil samples collected last year by China’s Chang’e 5 probe. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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