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The rover Yutu-2 has far exceeded its three-month design lifespan, becoming the longest-working lunar rover on the moon.
The lander woke up at 12.42 am IST (3.12 am Beijing time) on Tuesday while the rover Yutu-2 woke up at 7.47 am IST (10.17 am Beijing time) on Monday.
Exposure to space radiation can cause lasting health effects – from cataracts to cancer and neurodegenerative diseases.
In weeks to come, the lander and rover are tasked with infrared imaging of an unusual pit and surrounding soil near the landing site.
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The rocks were likely thrown upwards & released to the surface after the largest even lunar impact.
The 10-year mission involves a probe to sample an asteroid & an orbiter to study a comet.
The LRO captured the lander on the moon's surface, but the Yutu-2 rover dodged detection.
The photographer, the Chinese Longjiang-2 satellite, made its way into lunar orbit in June 2018.
Instruments on China's Chang'e-3 moon mission survived 60 lunar nights & continue to be in operation.
NASA and CNSA have agreed that any major findings will be shared with the global research community.
The rover, itself, had gone into 'sleep mode' as the first lunar night since its landing began.
China discussed plans for future moon missions basking in the recent success of Chang'e-4.
Chang'e 4 sent the first panoramic image of its landing site since its historic arrival on the moon.
Chang’e 4 made a soft landing on the moon's far side, which faces away from Earth.
Beijing plans to send another lander, Chang'e-5, later this year to return with samples from the far side.
We will be able to decide on a launch date for Chandrayaan-2 in about 10 to 12 days: ISRO Chairman.
The far side or the “dark side” of the moon is never visible from Earth and China will be the first to land there.
The mission's success places China as the only nation to visit the Moon's face invisible to Earth.
Chang'e 4 rover will to land in the Aitken basin on the far side of Moon, not visible from Earth.