A Chinese language area capsule bringing again the primary moon rocks in additional than 4 a long time has begun its return to Earth.
The Chang’e 5 lunar probe left the moon’s orbit on Sunday morning by activating 4 engines for about 22 minutes, the China Nationwide House Administration stated in a social media put up.
The mission landed on the moon earlier this month and picked up about 2 kilograms (4.Four kilos) of samples.
The return capsule is anticipated to land in northern China within the Interior Mongolia area after a three-day journey. The fabric can be the primary introduced again because the Soviet Union’s Luna 24 probe in 1976.