Chang’e-5 probe

Topics Covered: Awareness in space. Chang’e-5 probe: Context: Chinese spacecraft carrying rocks and soil from the moon has begun its journey back to Earth, putting China on course to become the first country to successfully retrieve lunar samples since the 1970s. What Next? A successful landing in Inner Mongolia would make China only the third …

Chang’e-5 probe

Topics Covered: Awareness in space. Chang’e-5 probe: Context: Chinese probe lands on Moon to collect samples. About the Chang’e-5 probe: The probe is named after the mythical Chinese moon goddess. The rocket is comprised of four parts: an orbiter, a returner, an ascender and a lander. The objective of the mission is to bring back …

Chang’e-5 probe

Topics Covered: Awareness in space. Chang’e-5 probe: Context: It is an unmanned spacecraft launched by China recently. About the Chang’e-5 probe: The probe is named after the mythical Chinese moon goddess. The rocket is comprised of four parts: an orbiter, a returner, an ascender and a lander. The objective of the mission is to bring …