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China Plans Far Side of the Moon Landing for 2018 in World First
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
For more than a decade, China has set its sights on the far side of the Moon. The culmination of the project will be a mission that lands on the far side of the Moon. Humans only saw the far side of the moon in 1959, when a Russian mission sent the first photos of it back to Earth. No country has ever landed on the far side of the Moon, which is a much more difficult accomplishment than landing on the side of the Moon that faces us. read more


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