Posted by on December 7, 2018 1:30 am
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Chang’e 4 mission aims to drop a rover into a vast and unexplored impact crater

The first spacecraft to attempt a landing on the far side of the moon is due to blast off from a launch facility in China, a historic step in lunar exploration.

The Chinese space agency’s Chang’e 4 mission aims to drop a robotic lander and rover into the moon’s vast and unexplored South Pole-Aitken basin, the largest and deepest impact crater in the solar system.

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