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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…

2 months 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 months 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…

4 months 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.

4 months 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.

4 months ago

China’s Lander Successfully Grew Some Cotton Plants on the Moon. Fruit Flies and Potatoes Didn’t Fare So Well

When China's Chang'e-4 spacecraft landed on the lunar far side on January 3rd 2019, it made history. It was the…

6 months ago

Chang’e-4 Lander and its Rover Have Turned up new Mysteries on the Moon’s far side. The Moon’s Mantle Blasted Onto the Surface?

China's Chang'e-4 lunar mission recently gathered data that suggests that the impact that created the largest impact crater on the…

10 months ago

China’s Lunar Rover Wakes Up and Gets to Work for its 3rd Lunar Day

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) has released some new photos and updated the world on their lunar rover mission.…

1 year ago

There’s Life on the Moon! China’s Lander Just Sprouted the First Plants

The Chang'e-4 mission accomplished another first by being the first mission to grow plant life on the Moon. Unfortunately, the…

1 year ago

Incredible Descent Video of the Chinese Lander to the Lunar Far Side

On January 2nd, 2019, China's Chang'e-4 lander made a successful landing on the far side of the Moon. The China…

1 year ago