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The Great Gig in the Sky: China on the dark side of the moon

A Chinese lunar rover landed on the dark side of the moon at 10:26am on Thursday, Beijing time, marking the start of the first exploration of a place that cannot be seen from Earth. This remarkable yet uneventful landing will boost Beijing’s ambitions of becoming a space superpower. The Chang’e-4 probe, a program named after […]

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