Moon Landing – level 1

07-12-2020 15:00

China’s spacecraft lands on the moon last week. The journey from Earth is 122 hours long. The spacecraft lands in a place on the near side of the moon. The near side is the side that people see from Earth.

The name of the place is the Ocean of Storms. It is a flat area. No spacecraft lands there before. The spacecraft will get about 2 kilograms of rock from the moon. Scientists will study the rock.

The landing is big and special news. Chinese scientists are very excited.

Only two countries bring rock from the moon in the past. It happens in the 60s and 70s. The countries are the US and Soviet Union. This is when they want to be the first country to get into space and to the moon.

Difficult words: spacecraft (a rocket or device that travels in space), flat (with no hills or mountains), excited (very happy and pleased about something).

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