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jules

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Monday 16 December 2013 - All Hail China!
« on: December 16, 2013, 02:55:34 pm »
This is China’s Chang’e 3 landing on the Moon over the weekend.

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China has now joined the very select club of just 3 nations who have landed on the Moon and this was the first soft landing for 37 years. Just under 3 minutes in the lander rotates to begin its vertical descent onto Sinus Iridum. You can see Moon dust being blown around just before landing.

The 6 wheeled Jade Rabbit (Yutu) lunar rover has now rolled onto the surface and will soon start analysing the lunar regolith.

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A big weekend for China!

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Re: Monday 16 December 2013 - All Hail China!
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2013, 04:11:52 pm »
That works!! 8) :D

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Re: Monday 16 December 2013 - All Hail China!
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2014, 08:24:06 am »
Oh my god !!! You open my eye to new world. Long time ago I look like the blind.