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Japan moon probe - Kaguya

09-19-2010 15:48 BJT

A Japanese probe ended more than a year of orbiting the moon with a controlled crash-landing on the lunar surface.

The Kaguya probe hit the moon at about 1825 GMT (2:25 p.m. ET) Wednesday, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, or JAXA, said in an online status report.

The probe was launched in September 2007 and completed all of its scheduled observations.

A Japanese probe ended more than a year of orbiting the moon with a controlled
crash-landing on the lunar surface.

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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