Chang'e-4 first-ever mission to Moon's far side

2019-01-03 10:37 GMT+8

The chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, congratulated China on the successful landing of the Chang'e-4 lunar probe on the far side of the moon.

2019-01-05 12:09 GMT+8

Editor's note: The article is based on an interview with Xu Yansong, the director of International Cooperation at China National Space Administration. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2019-01-04 08:50 GMT+8

China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe has landed on the far side of the Moon. The probe was launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center, which is now a frontier for China's space endeavors.

2019-01-04 13:48 GMT+8

The lunar rover of China's Chang'e-4 probe has been named Yutu-2 (Jade Rabbit-2), China's National Space Administration (CNSA) announced on Thursday.

2019-01-03 22:50 GMT+8

With China's Chang'e-4 lander and rover successfully landing on the mysterious far side of the Moon, a series of experiments are going to be conducted over the next few months.

2019-01-03 21:51 GMT+8

China's lunar probe the Chang'e-4 has made a historic touch down on the far side of the Moon. 

2019-01-03 21:49 GMT+8

China's Chang'e-4 probe successfully landed on the far side of the Moon at 10:26 a.m. BJT Thursday. This is the first ever soft-landing on this previously uncharted area.

2019-01-03 12:09 GMT+8

China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe has successfully soft-landed on the far side of the Moon, a great feat in humanity's lunar exploration.

2019-01-03 12:26 GMT+8

No human has set foot on the lunar surface since America's Apollo missions ended in 1972. Almost five decades on, the Moon isn't just seen as the Earth's natural satellite.

2019-01-03 16:56 GMT+8

China's Chang'e-4 probe has entered its planned orbit for the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the Moon. China’s National Space Administration said the control center will choose a proper time to land the probe. 

2018-12-30 11:54 GMT+8

China must aim at the forefront of the cutting-edge science and technology, seize the initiative to innovate, and develop the nation into a major power in science and technology. – Xi Jinping

2018-12-26 08:41 GMT+8

‍China plans to launch a relay satellite into space next Monday, May 21, for the Chang'e-4 lunar probe scheduled later this year.

2018-05-18 17:11 GMT+8

With about 35 space launches, including the unprecedented Chang'e 4 mission to the far side of the moon, 2018 was an unparalleled year in Chinese space history. 

2018-12-18 19:37 GMT+8

2018 has proven to be another eventful year for China in the field of aerospace, along with a path combining self-reliant technologies and collaborative attitudes.

2018-12-16 08:17 GMT+8

China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe successfully decelerated near the Moon and entered the lunar orbit, completing a vital step before making the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the Moon, space authorities announced on Wednesday.

2018-12-12 20:20 GMT+8

The trajectory of China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe was corrected on Sunday afternoon, the second such maneuver since the vessel blasted off on Saturday towards the Moon.

2018-12-09 21:18 GMT+8

The moon is kind of shy. It only faces us with one side, hiding the other half of the sphere in the dark.

2018-12-09 10:45 GMT+8

The relay satellite for the planned Chang'e-4 lunar probe, which is expected to land on the far side of the Moon at the end of the year, has entered orbit, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced Thursday.

2018-06-14 18:05 GMT+8

China successfully launched the Chang'e-4 lunar probe on Saturday, embarking on a new journey to explore the Moon.

2018-12-08 10:18 GMT+8

Editor's note: Yang Yuguang is the vice chair of the International Astronautical Federation Space Transportation Committee. The article reflects the author's views, and not necessarily those of CGTN.

2018-12-08 07:39 GMT+8

On December 8 at 2:23 A.M. (BJT), China successfully launched the Chang'e-4 Lunar Probe aboard a Long March 3B rocket. With a lander and rover as a part of its load, Chang'e-4's key mission is to explore the far side of the Moon, a side never visible from Earth.

2018-12-08 03:48 GMT+8

China successfully launched the Chang'e-4 lunar probe aboard a Long March 3B rocket at 2:23 a.m. BJT on December 8. With a lander and rover, its key mission is to explore the far side of the Moon, a side not visible from the Earth.

2018-12-08 07:53 GMT+8

It is a historic day for China's space program as it sent a lunar lander and rover on the first-ever mission to land a robotic craft on the dark side of the moon.

2018-12-08 02:46 GMT+8

The Chinese space program is speeding up and closing the gap with the US inch by inch.

2018-10-02 17:14 GMT+8

China plans to land on and explore the southern and northern polar regions of the Moon by 2030, according to an official of the China National Space Administration (CNSA).

2018-09-25 17:43 GMT+8