Map of Yutu 2 rover's path

Spacecraft and Space Missions

Chang’e 4 Celebrates a Year on the Farside of the Moon

China’s Chang’e 4 mission has sent back fascinating insights and images in the year since its historic landing on the lunar farside.

Yutu 2 makes tracks

Spacecraft and Space Missions

New Images from China's Chang'e 4 as Eighth Lunar Day Ends

China’s Chang’e 4 mission is continuing its science and exploration work on the farside of the Moon, having completed its eighth lunar day of activities on Wednesday.

Yutu 2

Spacecraft and Space Missions

China's Chang'e 4 Lands on the Lunar Farside

China's Chang'e 4 performed a historic first on January 3rd with a soft landing on the farside of the Moon.

Earth and Moon

Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson

Chang'e 4 Probe Heads to the Lunar Farside

China's latest lunar mission will drop a lander and rover in one of the oldest terrains on the Moon, becoming the first craft to intentionally land on and explore the farside.

Moon farside

Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson

Radio Experiment Launches With China's Moon Orbiter

A Dutch radio astronomy experiment hitched a ride today with China's relay satellite for the upcoming Chang'e 4 mission.

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