Chang'e-3 mission; the core team of scientists; scientific achievements
Chang'e-3 spacecraft landed on the Moon on 14 December 2013, and set a world record for the longest working hours on the surface of the moon. The eight scientific payloads of the Chang'e-3 have achieved a large amount of scientific exploration data. In order to promote the application and research of these exploration data, and strive for sound and quick results, Chinese Academy of Sciences conducted the key deployment project of application research on the scientific data from CE-3 before launch. Five core teams of scientists consisted of scientists, scientific instruments, and Ground Research and Application System technical personnel. The five core teams have achieved a series of innovative research results in lunar topography, regolith structure, lunar based astronomical observation, and earth plasma observation in 2 years.
Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences
"Preliminary Scientific Achievements of Chang'e-3 Mission,"
Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Chinese Version): Vol. 32
, Article 11.
Available at: https://bulletinofcas.researchcommons.org/journal/vol32/iss1/11