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CHINA-MOON-LD IMAGES - China's lunar explorer sends first panoramic images of moon's dark side By K J M Varma (Eds: Upgrading)

Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.

Beijing, Jan 11 (PTI) China on Friday announced that the Chang'e-4 mission, the first-ever probe to land on the moon's dark side, was a "complete success" as it transmitted images back to earth through a special relay satellite.
With the assistance of the relay satellite Queqiao (Magpie Bridge), the rover Yutu-2 (Jade Rabbit-2), the lander of the Chang'e-4 probe took photos, China National Space Administration (CNSA) said.
The scientific instruments aboard the probe worked well, and the images t ...

 

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