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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Live: Special coverage of China’s Chang’e-5 landing operation” – below is their description.
Launched on November 24, Chang’e-5 is the world’s first moon-sample mission in more than 40 years. The lander-ascender combination of the spacecraft separated from its orbiter-returner combination at 4:40 a.m. Monday (Beijing Time), according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA).
China’s Chang’e-5 probe is expected to execute a three-day landing operation to undertake the country’s first collection of samples from an extraterrestrial body. Our special coverage of China’s #ChangE5 landing operation brings you the latest on the most complicated and challenging mission in #China’s aerospace history.CGTN YouTube Channel
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