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China's Chang'e 5 successfully enters Earth's surface, lands in Mongolia with moon rocks in tow
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China's Chang'e 5 successfully enters Earth's surface, lands in Mongolia with moon rocks in tow

When the return capsule was about 10 kilometres above land, a parachute opened and it landed smoothly, after which a search team recovered it.

China's lunar probe — Chang'e 5 — fired up its engines, has begun its three-day journey back to Earth
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China's lunar probe — Chang'e 5 — fired up its engines, has begun its three-day journey back to Earth

The rocks may be billions of years younger than those brought back by US and Soviet missions, offering insights into the moon’s history and that of the solar system.

Moon rocks from Apollo missions could help predict volcanic eruptions on Earth
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Moon rocks from Apollo missions could help predict volcanic eruptions on Earth

NASA loaned 18 rock samples for the study and they came from the Apollo 12 and 15 missions.