China space probe successfully lands on dark side of the Moon

A Chinese space probe successfully touched down on the far side of the moon on Thursday, China’s space agency said, hailing the event as a historic first and a major achievement for the country’s space program. The Chang’e-4 lunar probe, launched in December, made the soft landing at 0226 GMT and transmitted the first-ever close… Read More China space probe successfully lands on dark side of the Moon

China launches first probe to explore dark side of the Moon

China on Saturday launched a first probe ever to explore the dark side of the Moon, marking another milestone in its ambitious space program, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. The probe, the Chang’e-4, is expected to make the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the Moon, according to Xinhua. Previous spacecraft have… Read More China launches first probe to explore dark side of the Moon