back to article Rock and roll: China's probe orbits the Moon while Japan brings home bits of asteroid

An exciting week is in the offing for space fans as China's Chang'e 5 prepares for a lunar landing and Japan's Hayabusa2 is set to return its precious cargo to Earth. Five days after its successful launch atop a heavy lift Long March 5 rocket, China's Chang'e 5 probe has dropped into lunar orbit. The team running the mission …

  1. don't you hate it when you lose your account Silver badge

    Cool

    As above

    1. james 68

      Re: Cool

      So below?

      ;-)

  2. Zebo-the-Fat

    Success!

    The word is that it has landed, now comes the hard part of returning with samples.... we need that lunar cheese!

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