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China's plans to send a spacecraft around the moon have reached a new stage, with the unmanned orbiter and rocket entering production and testing, China's top aerospace official said on Thursday.
Thanks to measurements by the D-CIXS X-ray spectrometer, ESAâ€™s SMART-1 spacecraft has made the first ever unambiguous remote-sensing detection of calcium on the Moon.
China to accomplish lunar probe program in 13 years: chief lunarscientist BO'AO, Hainan, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- China is now capable of probing the moon and will complete an unmanned lunar probe programin 13 years.
China will launch its lunar orbiter Chang'e 1 to explore the moon's environment and study the thickness of its soil by the end of 2007, according to a senior space official.
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.