Author Topic: LIVE: Chang'e-3 lunar probe and rover, CZ-3B - Xichang - December 1, 2013  (Read 316852 times)

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Quality if far better on the English ver. So Im going with that...

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Wallpaper-class photos from Xinhua:
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Very good English language coverage here:
http://english.cntv.cn/live/p2p/index.shtml

Always very impressed by this presenter.

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They needed to design a special adaptor to the launcher for this probe.
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Some pics from rocket assembly

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Mission profile


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In the cleanroom


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More friendly words from ESA again.....but it's relevant as they are helping with tracking and comms.

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ESA providing tracking support

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one of the guys on CCTV let the info slip: landing in 14 days...

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one of the guys on CCTV let the info slip: landing in 14 days...

That's in line with the December 14 landing date reported by one other Chinese news article stated a few pages earlier, as well as by ESA.
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Service platforms retracting right now...
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one of the guys on CCTV let the info slip: landing in 14 days...

That's in line with the December 14 landing date reported by one other Chinese news article stated a few pages earlier, as well as by ESA.

And Rui's article! :)


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Shown home grown micro motors
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one of the guys on CCTV let the info slip: landing in 14 days...

That's in line with the December 14 landing date reported by one other Chinese news article stated a few pages earlier, as well as by ESA.
So more or less about the time Morpheus is set to play around in the sand box at KSC.... How coincidental.... :o
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