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A Chinese spacecraft is testing out a new orbit around the moon

Written by  Andrew Jones Tuesday, 15 February 2022 12:18
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The Earth and moon viewed by Chang'e 5 from Sun-Earth Lagrange point 1 in April 2021.

A spacecraft involved in China’s 2020 Chang’e-5 lunar sample-return mission is now in a unique orbit around the Moon, more than a year after completing its primary mission.

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