Chinese Spacecraft Makes Historic Touchdown on Moon's Far Side
The first image of the moon's far side taken by China's Chang'e-4 probe. Photo: CNSA.
China’s Chang’e 4 probe successfully landed on the far side of the moon on Thursday Jan. 3 at 10:26 a.m. China time, state media said.
The spacecraft was launched last month, and the touchdown makes China the first country to have landed a craft on the moon’s far side.