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Posted 16 February 2014 - 12:20 AM
Chang'e-2 lunar probe travels 70 mln km
BEIJING, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- China's second lunar probe, Chang'e-2, has traveled more than 70 million km into deep space in good condition, so far the longest voyage of a Chinese spacecraft, a senior engineer said Friday.
"Space is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-boggingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the street to the chemist, but that's just peanuts to space." - The Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams 1952 - 2001