Sources: Xinhua, CNN, CCTV on YouTube, Planetary.org [NASA impact]
quote: All this is possible due to theft. Except for the US, Russia and Japan, no other country can do any of this without a) stealing or b) help from thieves. It took the American almost 40 years to develop the technology and figure out how to get the thing off the ground without blowing up. N Korea and china does this in less than 10 years? Really? Like I said before, nothing ever good come out of china. Fact. Ask the Internet.
quote: Immediately after liftoff, ESA’s station in Kourou, French Guiana, will start receiving signals from the mission and uploading commands on behalf of the Chinese control centre.The tracking will run daily throughout the voyage to the Moon. Then, during descent and after landing, ESA’s deep-space stations will pinpoint the craft’s path and touchdown.
quote: "During the Apollo missions to the moon, the Parkes Observatory was used to relay communication and telemetry signals to NASA, providing coverage for when the moon was on the Australian side of the Earth"