Chang’E-4

Chinese Rover Finds Translucent Glass Globules on the Moon

Scientists say China’s Yutu-2 rover, part of the Chang’E-4 mission, has found several small glass globules on the Moon’s far…

6 months ago

China’s Rover Finds That Regolith on the Moon’s far-Side is Stickier Than the Near-Side

We’re never able to see the far side of the moon from the Earth, but that doesn’t mean it's that…

6 months ago

China Wants to Build a Spaceship That’s Kilometers Long

China is considering building spacecraft in orbit that would measure a few kilometers long and ensure they become the dominant…

11 months ago

That Strange Gel-Like Material Discovered by China’s Lunar Rover? It’s Just Rock

In January 2019, China landed its Chang'e 4 mission on the Moon's far side. The Yutu-2 rover got busy exploring…

2 years ago

Last Year’s Total Solar Eclipse on Earth, Seen From the Moon

On July 2, 2019, the Moon cast its shadow on the surface of the Earth. This time, the shadow's path…

2 years ago

China Releases New Pictures From the Surface of the Moon

China's Chang'e-4 mission just released a trove of data collected by the lander and rover during its year-long exploration of…

3 years ago

Chang’e-4 Wraps Up a Year Roving on the Far Side of the Moon

During its 370 days on the lunar surface, China's Yutu 2 rover has broken multiple records - including distance traveled…

3 years ago

China’s Yutu-2 Rover has now Traveled Over 345 Meters Across the Surface of the Moon

As of Dec. 4th, the Yutu 2 rover element of the Chang'e-4 mission had traveled a total of over 345…

3 years ago

There’s Now an Operational Radio Telescope on the Far Side of the Moon

The Chang'e-4 satellite (Queqiao) recently deployed the NCLE radio observatory, a joint Netherlands-Chinese experiment that will probe the early Universe.

3 years ago

The Impact Site of China’s Longjiang-2 Spacecraft has Been Found on the Moon

Thanks to an amateur tracker, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera team found the lunar impact site of China's Longjiang-2 satellite.

3 years ago