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So far so good for Chinese lunar probe

China’s Chang’e 4 probe has now entered lunar orbit, making steady headway towards the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon by a man-made spacecraft. The saucer-shaped probe comprising a lander and a rover is named after the lunar goddess of ancient Chinese folklore. It has now swung through the earth-moon Lagrangian point on its […]

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