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Chang'e 4 Lander: A Closer Look

Just after midnight (UTC) on February 1, 2019, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) passed nearly overhead the Chang'e 4 landing site.

Five sites on the far side of the Moon now have official names, including Chang'e-4's landing site. The names have significance in Chinese culture, reflecting the background of the probe's team.

Chang'e-4 Lunar Panorama Released

A panorama taken by the Chang'e-4 lander of itself, the Yutu-2 rover, and the surrounding lunar terrain on the far side of the Moon has been released.

China Lands On The Far Side Of The Moon

China landed Chang'e-4 inside of Von Karman crater on the far side of the Moon 10:26 a.m. BJT Thursday.

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