CPC Central Committee and Central Military Commission of the State Council Statement on Chang’e II Mission November 8, 2010
On the occasion of lunar exploration missions Chang’e II achieved the success of the CPC Central Committee, the State Council special mission to participate in the engineering science and technology workers, cadres and workers, and PLA officers and expressed warm congratulations and cordial greetings!
The China National Space Administration published an interesting Q&A last month with lunar exploration chief designer Wu Weiren. He discusses the Chang’e II spacecraft now orbiting the moon, the nation’s future plans, and the reason it is exploring Earth’s closest neighbor. Below is an English-language version.