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2010-11-08 10:50:00

On Monday, China is reported to have released photos that its lunar probe took of the spot the nation picked out for its first landing on the moon.

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2010-10-10 07:15:00

China’s second lunar probe entered the moon’s orbit Saturday, three years after its first successful lunar probe launch, which remained in orbit for 16 months.

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2010-09-28 12:03:12

State media reported Tuesday that China is making final preparations to launch its second lunar probe, possibly as soon as Friday, when the country marks 61 years of communist rule.

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2010-09-10 11:25:00

State media said Friday that China is set to launch its second lunar satellite by year's end, as the country pursues its plans for a manned mission to the moon by 2020.

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2009-12-01 08:54:02

A huge amount of scientific data have been accumulated by the CE-1 lunar orbiter.

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2009-11-27 11:10:00

China is planning to launch its second lunar probe next October to get ready for an unmanned moon landing by the end of 2012, state-run media reported on Friday.

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2009-09-29 11:40:00

China on Monday reported the completion of its three-dimensional map of the moon’s surface.

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2009-03-02 06:30:00

On Sunday, China ended a 16-month lunar mission by intentionally crashing its probe into the moon.

2009-03-01 21:44:23

China's first unmanned lunar probe reached the moon's surface Sunday, completing its 16-month mission, Chinese sources said. Sources with the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense did not say how fast the orbiter, called Chang'e-1 -- named for a legendary Chinese moon goddess -- was traveling at impact, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The orbiter sent its first full map of the moon's surface back to China one month after it was launched Oct.

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2009-02-28 14:10:00

China plans to dock two unmanned crafts in space by 2011, with the first being launched by the end of 2010, a government spokesman told Xinhua news agency on Saturday.


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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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