The Chinese Chang’e 5 T1 spacecraft was launched on October 23rd as a technology test for a lunar sample return mission planned for 2017. The T1 has done a fly-by of the Moon and will re-enter the earth’s atmosphere on Friday and land in Mongolia.
Some great pictures taken from the fly have been posted at xinhuanet.com. More about the images at
- China’s lunar test spacecraft take photos of Earth and Moon together – People’s Daily Online
- Chang’e 5 T1 rounds the lunar farside, returns lovely photo of Earth and the Moon together – The Planetary Society
- Chang’e 5: Photo of Moon and Earth – Slate