Chang'e 5 on the Moon

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Chang'e 5 on the Moon

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China's lunar probe has successfully separated from its rocket and landed in the volcanic region of Mons Rumker. This is a feature consisting of thirty lunar domes, some of them with small calderas, located in the lunar north west. The journey to the Moon took two days.
Now, the probe will drill 2 metres into the ground to collect samples and hopefully return them to Earth in mid-December.
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