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The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “China launches historic space mission to Moon to search for lunar rocks” – below is their description.
China has launched an unmanned spacecraft on Monday which will land on the surface of the Moon and search for lunar rocks. If the Chang’e-5 mission is successful, China will be the third nation after the United States and the former Soviet Union to bring back samples of the Moon – and the first since the 1970s. For the full story, click here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/11/24/china-launches-first-spacecraft-take-moon-samples-since-1970s/ Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ► https://bit.ly/3idrdLHThe Telegraph YouTube Channel
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