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Oct 11, 2021

1,000 days on the moon! China’s Chang’e 4 lunar far side mission hits big milestone

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The historic mission is still going strong.


A Chinese lander and rover are still up and running more than 1,000 Earth days after they made a historic first-ever landing on the far side of the moon.

The Chang’e 4 lander carrying the Yutu 2 rover touched down in Von Kármán Crater on Jan. 2 2019, and the robotic mission has been exploring the unique area of our celestial neighbor ever since.

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