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Lunar samples on display at China’s national museum – Global Times

Lunar samples brought back by China’s Chang’e-5 probe are on public display at the National Museum of China on Saturday.

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Lunar samples brought back by China’s Chang’e-5 probe are on public display at the National Museum of China on Saturday.The samples, mainly soil from the lunar surface, are preserved in a container made of artificial crystal.
Designed in the shape of a zun, a traditional Chinese bronze ware, the container is 38.44 cm high and 22.89 cm wide. The height represents the average distance between Earth and the moon of 384,400 km, while the width represents the 22.89 days of the lunar probe’s…

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