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Technological advancements and promotion roles of Chang’e-3 lunar probe mission


The mission objective of Chang’e-3 lunar probe is to achieve our first soft-landing and roving exploration on celestial bodies beyond Earth. On the basis of analyzing technological characteristics in the probe development, key technology breakthroughs and technological promoting roles of Chang’e-3 are both described.

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Sun, Z., Jia, Y. & Zhang, H. Technological advancements and promotion roles of Chang’e-3 lunar probe mission. Sci. China Technol. Sci. 56, 2702–2708 (2013).

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  • Chang’e-3
  • probe
  • technological advancement
  • technological promotion