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China's probe to the other side of the moon

China’s Chang’e-4 lunar rover scripted history on January 3 when it made the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon and sent back close-up images of the previously unexplored region, a giant leap for cosmic exploration and a major boost to the Communist nation’s quest to become a space superpower.

The lunar explorer landed on the far side of the moon and has already sent back its first pictures from the surface, which were shared by state media.

Printable version | Jan 17, 2021 1:55:48 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/chinas-probe-to-the-other-side-of-the-moon/article25901206.ece

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