China’s Chandrayaan Chang E-5 has collected samples from the surface of the moon and has gone towards Earth. The Chinese space agency reported on Thursday evening that Chang E-5’s Escander has taken off from the lunar surface. A Chinese spacecraft lander has flown China’s national flag made of cloth on the lunar surface just before take-off. Explain that Chang E-5 is the third spacecraft of China to reach the lunar surface.
Lander flew to join the arbiter
The Chinese space agency reported that Chang E-5’s Ascender collected samples within 19 hours of landing on the lunar surface on Tuesday. After which, on Thursday evening, Ascender flew with a 3,000-newton thrust engine to join the orbiter orbiting 15 kilometers away from the moon. After which the orbiter and ascendant will leave for the earth.
Mission was launched by China’s most powerful rocket
If the Chinese mission successfully reaches the Earth, it will increase its understanding of the Moon and it will help it to settle settlements on the Moon. Long March-5 rockets have been used to bring China’s spacecraft to the moon. This rocket runs with the help of liquid kerosene and liquid oxygen. This Chinese powerful rocket is 187 feet long and weighs 870 tons.
Two missions already exist on the moon surface
Two missions to China are already present on the lunar surface. In 2013, a spacecraft named Cheng-e-3 reached the lunar surface. Whereas in January 2019, Cheng-E-4 landed on the lunar surface with a lander and Utu-2 rover. It is being told that these missions are still active.