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2011-02-21 11:35:00

State media reported on Monday that China's first Mars probe will be launched from a Russian rocket in November, two years later than originally planned.

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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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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.

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.

2005-12-29 21:00:00

A manned Chinese mission to the moon is still a long way off, a state newspaper said on Friday.

2004-11-29 12:00:17

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.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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