China confirms successful lunar probe

China confirms successful lunar probe
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  • calendar-gray 02 December 2020

China's National Space Administration (CNSA) confirmed on Wednesday that it conducted a successful lunar probe called Chang'-e 5. The probe already sent the first images from the Moon's surface and will continue sending information for a total of 48 hours, APA reports citing Reuters.

CNSA added that the work lays a foundation for a manned Moon landing.

The event marked China's third successful Moon probe.

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