• January 11, 2019
Everything is going well 9 days after China's Chang'e-4 mission made a historic landing on the far side of the Moon, the country's space program said today.
• January 09, 2019
In Apollo images — and to our own eyes, from Earth — the Moon is grey. What's going on?
• January 03, 2019
The rover is named Yutu-2, China's space agency announced.
• January 02, 2019
It’s a space feat no nation has accomplished until now.
• December 12, 2018
Following a 4.6-day cruise, on 12 December at 8:45 Beijing time (16:45 UTC), the spacecraft arrived in lunar orbit, preparing for a landing in early January.
• December 07, 2018
At 02:22 local time 8 December (18:22 on 7 December UTC), a Long March 3B lifted off from Xichang Satellite Launch Center, carrying the Chang'e-4 lander and rover toward the Moon.
• September 18, 2018
With my first issue of The Planetary Report as editor, I am taking the magazine open-access. Return to Mercury features articles by Elsa Montagnon on BepiColombo and by Long Xiao on the Chang'e-4 and -5 landers.
The Planetary Report • September Equinox 2018
Long Xiao previews two ambitious Chinese lunar missions, one of which will make the first-ever landing on the far side of the Moon.
• August 16, 2018
The Chang'e-4 spacecraft will launch on December 7 toward a farside landing, making use of a relay satellite to stay in touch with Earth.
• June 15, 2018
It took 24 days for Queiqiao to reach an Earth-Moon L2 halo orbit.
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