China’s Chang’e 5 Spacecraft Planted a Chinese Flag on the Moon

China’s Chang’e 5 Spacecraft Planted a Chinese Flag on the Moon

The Chang’e 5 spacecraft, launched 11 days ago and landed on the lunar surface 3 days ago, recently planted a Chinese flag on the Moon. The image of the Chinese flag on the Moon was also included in the post by Chinese officials.

11 days ago, the Chinese National Space Agency launched the Chang’e 5 spacecraft to the Moon with the country’s largest rocket system, Long March 5, and the Chang’e 5 mission was launched. The spacecraft successfully landed on the lunar surface 3 days ago. There has been a new development in China‘s Chang’e 5 mission today.

A new post was made from China‘s official ‘Mission of China‘ Twitter account last night. China announced that the Chang’e 5 spacecraft planted the Chinese flag on the lunar surface. In the post, photographs showing the Chinese flag planted on the lunar surface were also included.

The Chang’e 5 spacecraft, will collect samples for 14 days from the day it landed on the Moon. After this period, the spacecraft will return to Earth with soil and rock samples collected on December 16 or 17.