China Lands Chang’e 4 Spacecraft On Moon’s Far Side

Credit: Chang’e 4 landing: Xinhua News Agency
China’s Chang’e 4 probe reached its destination Jan. 3, becoming the first spacecraft to land on the far side of the Moon. The lander and rover executed a soft landing at 177.6 deg. east longitude and 45.5 deg. latitude at 10:26 a.m. local time, according to the China National Space Administration...

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