China`s lunar probe observes stars, explores Moon

China`s lunar probe mission, which made the first soft-landing on the Moon since 1976, has collected a large amount of space observation and exploration data, authorities said today.

Chinese rover obtains first spectrum of lunar rock

The Active Particle-induced X-ray Spectrometer (APXS) that was carried by Chang`e-3 satellite`s Yutu rover, obtained its first X-ray fluorescence spectrum of lunar regolith around the landing site on December 25.