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Studio interview: Environmental challenges on the moon

12-15-2013 23:10 BJT Special Report: Chang’e-3 Lunar Probe |

For more on the Chang’e-3 mission, let’s now speak to our studio guests Professor Yang Yuguang from China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation, and Xu Yansong spokesman for the Asia Pacific Space Cooperation Organization.

Q1: The moon has abundant natural resources but also a very harsh environment. How will the lander and rover cope with these environmental challenges?

Q2: The rover both has an automated control system and can be piloted by remote control back on earth. Tell us more about that.

Q3: Both the lander and rover have their own specific missions. Can you tell us more specifically what each is tasked with doing?

Q4: What sorts of scientific discoveries can we expect to achieve during this mission?


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