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China Space Science

China's Chang'E 2 Succeeds In Thrilling Asteroid Flyby 88

Zothecula writes "China has now joined the very select group of countries to have succeeded in carrying out an interplanetary probe mission. According to reports from China's official news agency Xinhua, the Chang'E 2 probe passed a mere 3.2 km (2 miles) from the near-Earth asteroid Toutatis at 8:30:09 GMT on December 13, making it the closest asteroid flyby to date ... and resulting in some remarkable photographs."
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China's Chang'E 2 Succeeds In Thrilling Asteroid Flyby

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