China Becomes First Nation Soft Landing Dark Side Of Moon

The moon in dark space.

The moon in dark space.

January 3, 2019, marks a historical event in the course of human history- China has softlanded a probe on the far side of the earth’s moon. Chinese government controlled media announced that the Chang’e-4 lunar lander had accomplished what no one has before.

Earlier Chinese space flights established a satellite network to guide the Chang’e-4 to the surface of the moon. The mission has three cameras which have been returning information to earth [1].


Notes:

  1. ^O’Callaghan, Jonathan. “China Lands On The Far Side Of The Moon For The First Time In History.” Forbes, 3 Jan. 2019, www.forbes.com/sites/jonathanocallaghan/2019/01/03/china-lands-on-the-far-side-of-the-moon-for-the-first-time-in-history/#c1bc6ef53f24. Accessed 3 Jan. 2019. (go back↩)

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