China Launches Chang’e 4 Lunar Mission

China launched its Chang’e 4 mission to study the far side of the Moon at 2:23 a.m. local time Dec. 7 from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwestern China, according to local media reports. The rover, which will rely on solar and radioisotopic power, will use a ground-penetrating radar to...

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