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Chang’e 5-T1 capsule

First Lunar Return Mission in Four Decades

November 4, 2014

News of a successful Chinese lunar return mission has been lost amidst the glare of private US space set-backs. Reports of the first Chinese return flight to the Moon have been overshadowed by the...Read More

Artist impression of a star system

Year of the Horse

February 4, 2014

We have entered the Chinese Year of the Horse, which in 2014-15 has 383 days (31 Jan 2014 to 17 Feb 2015). Chinese months always start at New Moon, and each year also begins on a New Moon, so...Read More