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Two NASA probes go into lunar orbit

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 The second of two NASA lunar probes on a mission to study the Moon’s inner core went into orbit as planned, the US space agency said.

The second Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL-B) will join GRAIL-A which reached lunar orbit on Saturday, according to officials at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.

Scientists hope the two probes will allow them to better understand the origins of planets.