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Chang'e 3 on its way to the Moon

Chang'e 3 on its way to the Moon

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Chang'e 3 on its way to the Moon
Just after separation from its third stage rocket on December 1, 2013, the Chang'e 3 lander fires attitude adjustment rockets to trim its course toward the Moon, with a sunrise Earth in the background.

Original image data dated on or about December 1, 2013

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