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Chinese probe lands on far side of the moon

January 3rd, 2019 by

China’s Chang’e-4 lunar probe, launched in December, performed a “soft landing” on 3 December 2018 at 0226 UTC and transmitted the first-ever “close range” image of the far side of the moon, the China National Space Administration said.

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Delay of the day: Chandrayaan-2

January 3rd, 2019 by

India’s second Moon mission Chandrayaan-2 has been delayed again, officials said. “The next launch date of Chandrayaan-2 has not been confirmed yet,” a spokesman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said.

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