Chang’e-5

Researchers Make Rocket Fuel Using Actual Regolith From the Moon

In-situ resource utilization is a hot topic these days in space exploration circles, and scientists and engineers have had a…

4 weeks ago

The Moon had Volcanoes More Recently Than Previously Believed

Recent analysis of the samples returned by the Chang'e-5 mission reveal that volcanic activity on the Moon lasted longer than…

4 weeks ago

China’s Lunar Lander Finds Water Under its Feet

Earlier this year, scientists from China’s Chang’E-5 lunar lander revealed they had found evidence of water in the form of…

6 months ago

China’s Lander Has Detected Water on the Moon

China’s Chang’e-5 lunar lander has found evidence of hydroxyl (OH) on the Moon. Hydroxyl is a close chemical cousin of…

11 months ago

Chang’e-5 Returned an Exotic Collection of Moon Rocks

Scientists have begun studying the samples returned from the Moon by China’s Chang’e-5 mission in December 2020, and a group…

1 year ago

Chang’e-5 Brought Home 1.7 Kilograms of Lunar Samples

China’s Chang'e-5 lunar lander retrieved about 1.7 kilograms (3.81 pounds) of samples from the Moon, according to the China National…

2 years ago

Here’s Chang’e-5, Seen From Lunar Orbit

Images taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) show where the Chang'e-5 mission landed. The samples obtained by this lander…

2 years ago

Chinese Spacecraft Dock in Lunar Orbit for Transfer of Moon Samples – Next Stop, Earth!

Two robotic Chinese spacecraft have docked in lunar orbit for the first time ever, in preparation for sending samples from…

2 years ago

China’s Chang’e-5 Probe Blasts Off From the Moon, Bringing Back a Full Load of Samples

For the first time in more than 40 years, a robotic spacecraft has blasted off from the Moon – and…

2 years ago

Take a Look at What China’s Chang’e-5 Probe Is Seeing (and Doing) on the Moon

China's Chang'e-5 robotic moon lander is due to spend only two days collecting samples of lunar rock and soil before…

2 years ago