China will launch the Chang'e-3 lunar probe at 1:30 am Monday in Xichang Satellite Launch Center, the mission's launching headquarters said Saturday.
The launch of China's Chang'e-3 lunar probe, scheduled in early December, will have to target multiple narrow windows that last only minutes each, said a spokesman for the project Friday.
The upcoming Chang'e-3 mission will carry the first Chinese spacecraft to soft-land on and explore an extraterrestrial object.
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China will strive to launch its Chang'e-3 lunar probe at the optimal time within the launch window, the Xichang Satellite Launch Center said on Friday.
China's lunar exploration program has made tremendous advances over the past decade, piquing the public's interest with its extraordinary expeditions.
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Chang'e-3, the spacecraft carrying China's rover to the moon, will be launched in early December.
Lunar probe Chang'e-2 is more than 60 million kilometers away from Earth and has become China's first man-made asteroid, a spokesperson said Tuesday.
China's lunar exploration program is named after the mythological moon goddess, Chang'e.
China's first moon rover, to be launched in early December, is named "Yutu", or "jade rabbit" in Chinese, Li Benzheng, deputy commander-in-chief of the country's lunar exploration program, announced Tuesday morning.