Dec 07, 2018 08:06 PM

Chart of the Day: China's World-First Moonshot

Chang’e 4, China’s fourth lunar exploration mission, will launch this month. If it is successful it will be the first time in history that humans have landed a lunar probe on the far side of the moon.

According to a previous report from the state-run Xinhua News Agency, the Chang’e 4 will land in the South Pole-Aitken basin — an impact crater on the far side of the moon which is thought to be its largest, oldest and deepest feature.

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