Chinese Probe Returns After Disastrous Week For Space Travel
An unmanned Chinese space craft has returned from Earth after doing a flyby of the moon, becoming the first to do so in four decades.By Ben Lawson | November 1, 2014
It has been a pretty rough week for U.S. space travel.
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo broke apart during a test flight leading to the death of one pilot and serious injuries for another. The cause of that crash is still being investigated.
And just days before, the Antares resupply rocket was intentionally exploded seconds after takeoff after a critical problem was discovered.