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China plans to launch second lunar orbiter in 2010

27 Nov 2009, 08:59 UTC
China plans to launch second lunar orbiter in 2010
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China will launch its second lunar probe, Chang’e-2, in October 2010, and its first lunar rover before 2013, national media reported on Friday, citing a top space scientist.
According to Ye Peijian, chief designer of the nation’s first moon probe, the new lunar orbiter will feature “a charge-coupled device (CCD) camera on board, which has a [...]

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