Thursday / 16 April 2015

China Lunar Sample Return Mission Progressing On Schedule


Command Structure Formed To Oversee Long March 5 Development & 3rd Phase Of China Lunar Exploration Program; CLEP General Director Xu Dazhe Gives Speech At Group’s 1st Meeting Calling For Phase 3 Objectives To Be Reached On Schedule; Ascender Of China Chang’e-5 Lunar Explorer Inspected & Accepted For Plume Testing; New Generation Rocket Long March 5 Successfully Undergoes 20-Minute Test Run, Launch Site Drill Planned For End 2015, 1st Launch In 2016, Will Be Used To Launch Chang’e-5 ~2017

Image Credit: CLEP, CNSA, AMA