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Special awards

Updated: 2013-01-19 07:55
( China Daily)

Special Awards for National Science and Technology Progress in 2012


China's second moon orbiter, the Chang'e-2, has made China the fourth country to be able to examine an asteroid using a spacecraft. On Dec 13, the Chang'e-2 successfully conducted a maneuver by flying as close as 3 kilometers to asteroid Toutatis, about 7 million km from Earth.

Special awards