China launches robotic spacecraft to retrieve rock samples from the moon

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  • Sky News Australia published this video item, entitled “China launches robotic spacecraft to retrieve rock samples from the moon” – below is their description.

    China has successfully launched a robotic spacecraft in a bid to bring back rock samples from the moon. The Chang’e-5 spacecraft took off on Tuesday(local time). It has been over 40-years since the Americans and Soviets brought back rock samples from the moon for analysis. The spacecraft has been named after the ancient Chinese moon goddess. Video: CNN

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