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China Launches Chang'e II Moon Orbiter

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At 18:59:57 on on October 1, Chang'e II was successfully launched at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center southwestern province of Sichuan. The Chinese lunar exploration Chang'e II's main task is to test Chang'e lunar soft landing key technologies, advanced information technology, MEMS technology, photonics technology, robotics, artificial intelligence, remote sensing science, new energy technology, new material technology, science and other high-tech remote in one, the space engineering system integration, deep Air monitoring, control communication, and continue scientific explorations and studies of the moon.


China launched its first moon orbiter, the Chang'e-1, in October 2007. China sent a man into space aboard its own rocket in 2003 and in October 2005, it sent two men into orbit. Plans also highlight the construction of an unmanned base by 2020.



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