Tuesday / 2 December 2014

China Places Lunar Orbiter Service Module At L2


Service Module Of Chang’e-5 Test Probe Successfully Arrives At The Earth-Moon 2nd Lagrange Point, 421,000 Km From Earth & 63,000 Km From Moon; Based On Design Of Chang’e-2 & 3, The Service Module Will Eventually Be Moved To Lunar Orbit To Verify Chang’e-5 Tasks Related To Flight Control Technology; State Administration Of Science, Technology & Industry For National Defense Reports That All Experiments Are Going Well

Image Credit: CNSA, NASA