Weekend Edition / Fri-Mon 21-24 Jun 2013

LROC Set To Observe Chang’e-3 Lander / Rover


Preparations Accelerating For China Chang’e-3 Moon Lander (End 2013); LROC PI Mark Robinson Says It Is “Gratifying To Finally See An Exploration Vehicle Landing On The Moon”, Looks Forward To Imaging China Lander From 100km Above, Notes Moon Is 1st Step For Human Off-World Journey, Hopes NASA Will Also Have Lunar Surface Vehicles Soon; China To Begin Prototype Phase Of Chang’e-5 Sample Return Mission This Year  

Image Credit: CNSA, NASA, CLEP