China successfully launches ‘far side of the moon’ probe

China successfully launches lunar probe- News – NHK WORLD – English

China has successfully launched a lunar probe which the country hopes to land on the far side of the moon.

A rocket carrying the Chang’e-4 probe took off from a space center in Sichuan Province on Saturday morning.

The probe would be the first to successfully land on the far side of the moon. Its mission includes surveying the terrain and geological composition of the surface.

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