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China to launch Chang'e-3 lunar probe in early Dec (9/10)

2013-11-26 13:12 Ecns.cn Web Editor:Wang YuXia

China is scheduled to launch Chang'e-3 lunar probe in early December, a spokesman with State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence said Tuesday.Chang'e-3, encompassing a lander and a moon rover, will mark the first time for a Chinese spacecraft to soft-land on the surface of an extraterrestrial body.[File photo: China Space News]

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