Posted on 14 December 2013 by Daniel
Some happy engineers in ESOC’s Estrack control centre
The ESA and CNSA teams at ESOC celebrating today as Chang’E-3 lands on the lunar surface. Signal recording via ESA’s New Norcia and Cebreros deep-space tracking stations will continue until 19:45 UTC, to obtain data that will help pinpoint the lander’s position on the Moon. Well done, team!