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Long Xiao

Long Xiao

Long Xiao

Long Xiao is a planetary geoscientist at China University of Geosciences (Wuhan) and Macau University of Science and Technology. He studies major geological processes of all solid bodies in the solar system, focusing recently on characterizing the geology of China’s lunar and Martian landing sites. He also studies Earth analogs of past and present habitable environments on Mars.

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Farside Landing and Nearside Sample Return

September 18, 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.

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