Spacecraft Landing

Chang'e 5 Sample Returns to Earth

Dorbod Banner, Inner Mongolia, China Long March 5 | Chang'e 5

The Chang'e 5 sample-return capsule will enter the Earth's atmosphere and land in Dorbod Banner, Inner Mongolia.

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Long March 5 | Chang'e 5

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | China
Wenchang Space Launch Site, People's Republic of China
Nov. 23, 2020, 8:30 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
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Chang'e 5 is China's robotic lunar sample return mission, which is set to bring back at least 2 kg of lunar soils and rock samples. The probe will perform a soft landing on the Moon, then rendezvous and dock with the return module in lunar orbit and fly back to Earth.

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