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Future Chinese lunar probes to return soil samples, install research base

After a historic soft landing by Chang’e-4, a Chinese lunar probe, on the moon’s far side at the beginning of the year, the Earth’s natural satellite can expect to see another probe from China, Chang’e-5, by the end of 2019. While Chang’e-4 and the Yutu, its lunar rover, will stay permanently on the lunar hemisphere that faces […]