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China Becomes First Nation to Land on the Moon's Far Side


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China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe

China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe on the lunar surface (artists impression).

Credit: Xinhua/ZUMA

A Chinese probe has made a historic touch-down on the far side of the Moon, according to the country's state-run media. It is the first time a probe has visited the region, 60 years after an orbiter gave humans their first look at the area.

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