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China to test recoverable moon orbiter

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 01:20 PM

China to test recoverable moon orbiter


news.xinhuanet.com said:

BEIJING, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- China is preparing for the launch of an experimental recoverable moon orbiter, said the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence on Sunday.

The orbiter arrived in Xichang via air in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Sunday and then transported to the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, according to a statement from the administration.

The launch will take place before the end of this year, it said.

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