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China Launches Moon Mission to Test Key Lunar Sample Return Technologies - Universe Today
China launched a robotic mission to the Moon today (Oct. 23 EDT/Oct. 24 BJT) that will test a slew of key technologies required for safely delivering samples gathered from the Moon’s surface and returning them to Earth later this decade for analysis by researchers. Today’s unmanned launch of what has been dubbed “Chang’e-5 T1” is … Continue reading "China Launches Moon Mission to Test Key Lunar Sample Return Technologies"