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Jan 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET
It's a long-range plan -- like 50 years long! -- but China has begun making serious noises about mining the moon for a form of helium that's rare here but not so rare on our little lunar buddy.
Jan 12, 2015 02:20 PM ET // Leonard David, space.com
A Chinese spacecraft service module has entered orbit around the moon, months after being used in the country's landmark test flight that sent a prototype sample-return capsule on a flight around the moon.
Nov 1, 2014 02:40 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A Chinese moon probe came screaming back to Earth Friday (Oct. 31), just as many folks were heading out to go trick-or-treating.
May 19, 2014 12:23 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Debris from Friday's failed Russian rocket launch has been recovered in China. Continue reading →
Feb 13, 2014 11:20 AM ET // AFP
China's troubled Jade Rabbit lunar rover has survived a bitterly cold 14-day lunar night, prompting hopes it can be repaired after suffering a malfunction last month.
Jan 27, 2014 03:24 PM ET // Irene Klotz
China's Jade Rabbit moon rover appears to have hit a serious snag. Continue reading →
Dec 31, 2013 02:06 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Monday, NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter team released the first orbital snapshots of China's lander and rover on the moon's surface. Continue reading →
Dec 17, 2013 02:18 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A NASA spacecraft that last month began measuring gases and dust coming off the surface of the moon got a science bonus this weekend with the arrival of China’s Chang’e 3 lander and Yutu rover.
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