China readies Chang'e 5 probe for Moon launch mission – how to watch?

How to watch the Chang’e-5 rocket launch?

China National Space Administration will live stream the Chang’e-5 Long March 5 rocket launch.

This is available directly on YouTube or in the embedded link below.

Weather permitting, the launch is expected to take place between 8pm and 9pm GMT tonight (4am and 5am local time tomorrow).

If you miss the action, you can always watch a mother live stream capturing the moment the sample is returned to Earth.

US space agency NASA has confirmed the Moon rock sample is expected parachute into the Siziwang Banner grassland of the autonomous region of Inner Mongolia in early December.