Service Module of Chinese Probe Enters Lunar Orbit

Moscow (Sputnik) Jan 13, 2015

The service module of China’s unmanned test lunar spacecraft successfully entered orbit in Sunday after slowing down, the Beijing Aerospace Control Center reported.

According to instruction, the module decelerated and entered an 8-hour elliptical moon orbit with a perilune of 200 kilometers and an apolune of 5,300 kilometers.

According to the center, the orbiter has sustained balance —> Read More Here


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