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Chang'e-2 satellite to be launched in 2010

2009-12-28 13:39 BJT

China will launch its second lunar probe satellite at the end of 2010. The satellite, Chang'e-2, will test key soft landing technologies for the Chang'e-3 and provide high-resolution photo images of the landing area.

China has advanced six key technologies of Chang'e-2, including its lunar capture, orbit control and high-resolution stereo camera.

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