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    China mission lands on Moon’s far side

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    Sophie

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    Post  Sophie on Thu 03 Jan 2019, 19:34

    Thursday 3 January 2019
    China Moon mission lands Chang'e-4 spacecraft on far side

    China says it has successfully landed a robotic spacecraft on the far side of the Moon, the first ever such attempt and landing.


    It is carrying instruments to analyse the unexplored region’s geology, as well to conduct biological experiments.

    The landing is being seen as a major milestone in space exploration.

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    Vera

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    Post  Vera on Thu 03 Jan 2019, 20:55

    In Chinese mythology, Chang’e was the goddess of the moon, wife of the archer Hou Yi.
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    Michael

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    Post  Michael on Sat 05 Jan 2019, 14:45

    So, we will soon be able to see the whole of the Moon – as the Waterboys did in 1985.


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