China’s second Moon probe arrives at the Moon

October 7, 2010 | By | Add a Comment
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China’s second Lunar orbiter Chang’e 2 has arrived at the Moon. The spacecraft has entered a temporary orbit that takes 12 hours to orbit the Moon. Chang’e 2 took five days to travel to the Moon.

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