Chang’e 1 (嫦娥一号, pronounced roughly chang-uh) was an unmanned Chinese lunar-orbiting spacecraft, part of the first phase of the Chinese Lunar Exploration Program. The primary technical objectives of the mission were to develop and launch China’s first lunar orbiter, validate the technology necessary to fly lunar missions, build a basic engineering system for lunar exploration, start scientific exploration of the Moon, and gain experience for subsequent missions.

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The lunar surface is both hotter (in daytime) and colder (at night) than any place on Earth.

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