China closes in on lunar landing as probe enters moon's orbit

12/9/2013 | Spaceflight Now

China's Chang'e 3 spacecraft reached lunar orbit Friday, moving a step closer to landing at the moon's Bay of Rainbows. The spacecraft is orbiting about about 60 miles above the moon and could touch down as soon as Dec. 14, according to European Space Agency officials, who are providing support for the mission. The lander is carrying a rover that will be deployed to study the moon's soil and rocks.

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