In video: The first automatic sampling on the moon conducted by Chang'e-5 probe. The lander-ascender combination of the spacecraft is currently collecting lunar soil samples as planned. It completed the drilling, sampling and sealing of lunar soil at 4:53 a.m. BJT, Wed.
Chang'e-5 probe's lander-ascender combination had completed drilling the moon surface and sealed its collected samples as of 4:53 am (BJT) Wednesday and is collecting samples on the surface as planned, according to China National Space Administration.
Overnight snow showers have left slick roads across portions of the area, this includes along US 287 between Lander and Muddy Gap. Please slow down if encountering these conditions this morning. #wywx
Chang’e 5 lander separates from orbital module, prepares to land on Moon
It's like fucking zoo lander what a shot haha @VictoriasSecret
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chief, K Sivan to ANI:We've found the location of #Vikram Lander on lunar surface&orbiter has clicked a thermal image of Lander. But there is no communication yet. We are trying to have contact. It will be communicated soon. #Chandrayaan2
?? #ISROMissions ?? We are ready for one of the most exciting missions, #Chandrayaan2 . Launch window between July 9-16 & likely Moon-landing on Sept 6, 2019. #GSLVMKIII will carry 3 modules of this #lunarmission - Orbiter, Lander (Vikram), Rover (Pragyan). More updates soon.
Our Mars Odyssey orbiter phoned home, relaying news from indicating its solar panels are open & collecting sunlight on the Martian surface. Also in the dispatch: this snapshot from the lander's arm showing the instruments in their new home: