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Night, night Chang'e-4: China's moon probe goes dormant for 14 days till next lunar day
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Night, night Chang'e-4: China's moon probe goes dormant for 14 days till next lunar day

The rover Yutu-2 has far exceeded its three-month design lifespan, becoming the longest-working lunar rover on the moon.

After taking a nap, China's Chang'e-4 probe resumes work for 24th lunar day
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After taking a nap, China's Chang'e-4 probe resumes work for 24th lunar day

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.

Chang'e-4 lander finds radiation levels on the moon 2.6 times higher than at space station
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Chang'e-4 lander finds radiation levels on the moon 2.6 times higher than at space station

Exposure to space radiation can cause lasting health effects – from cataracts to cancer and neurodegenerative diseases.

China's Chang'e-4 lander, Yutu-2 rover resume experiments on the moon's far side
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China's Chang'e-4 lander, Yutu-2 rover resume experiments on the moon's far side

In weeks to come, the lander and rover are tasked with infrared imaging of an unusual pit and surrounding soil near the landing site.

Chandrayaan 2: Nations bravely striving to further space exploration deserve respect, say Chinese netizens praising ISRO
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Chandrayaan 2: Nations bravely striving to further space exploration deserve respect, say Chinese netizens praising ISRO

Several Chinese netizens took to China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo to encourage Indian scientists to not lose hope.

Chang'e-4: Yutu-2 lunar rover takes first samples of Moon's mantle from huge impact
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Chang'e-4: Yutu-2 lunar rover takes first samples of Moon's mantle from huge impact

The rocks were likely thrown upwards & released to the surface after the largest even lunar impact.

China invites partners to join project to collect samples from near-Earth asteroid
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China invites partners to join project to collect samples from near-Earth asteroid

The 10-year mission involves a probe to sample an asteroid & an orbiter to study a comet.

NASA's lunar orbiter spots China's Chang'e-4 lander on the Moon's far side
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NASA's lunar orbiter spots China's Chang'e-4 lander on the Moon's far side

The LRO captured the lander on the moon's surface, but the Yutu-2 rover dodged detection.

Stunning image of Moon's far side and Earth captured by Chinese satellite
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Stunning image of Moon's far side and Earth captured by Chinese satellite

The photographer, the Chinese Longjiang-2 satellite, made its way into lunar orbit in June 2018.

Chang'e-4 probe, rover survive first lunar night, wake up to record-low temperature
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Chang'e-4 probe, rover survive first lunar night, wake up to record-low temperature

Instruments on China's Chang'e-3 moon mission survived 60 lunar nights & continue to be in operation.

NASA set to collaborate with China's space agency on lunar landing research
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NASA set to collaborate with China's space agency on lunar landing research

NASA and CNSA have agreed that any major findings will be shared with the global research community.

China's moon plants die hours after sprouting in freezing lunar night temperatures
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China's moon plants die hours after sprouting in freezing lunar night temperatures

The rover, itself, had gone into 'sleep mode' as the first lunar night since its landing began.

China plans moon base built from 3D printed material after far-side success
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China plans moon base built from 3D printed material after far-side success

China discussed plans for future moon missions basking in the recent success of Chang'e-4.

China's lunar probe Chang'e 4 sends panoramic image of moon's far side
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China's lunar probe Chang'e 4 sends panoramic image of moon's far side

Chang'e 4 sent the first panoramic image of its landing site since its historic arrival on the moon.

China's Jade Rabbit 2 rover powers up observation equipment on the moon
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China's Jade Rabbit 2 rover powers up observation equipment on the moon

Chang’e 4 made a soft landing on the moon's far side, which faces away from Earth.

China's Chang'e-4 moon rover 'Jade Rabbit' takes a drive on the moon's far side
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China's Chang'e-4 moon rover 'Jade Rabbit' takes a drive on the moon's far side

Beijing plans to send another lander, Chang'e-5, later this year to return with samples from the far side.

ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission delayed a third time, new launch date unclear
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ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission delayed a third time, new launch date unclear

We will be able to decide on a launch date for Chandrayaan-2 in about 10 to 12 days: ISRO Chairman.

Chinese space probe is moving into position to land on the dark side of the moon
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Chinese space probe is moving into position to land on the dark side of the moon

The far side or the “dark side” of the moon is never visible from Earth and China will be the first to land there.

China prepares for historic mission to land on Moon's dark side on 8 December
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China prepares for historic mission to land on Moon's dark side on 8 December

The mission's success places China as the only nation to visit the Moon's face invisible to Earth.

China unveils Chang'e 4 lunar rover to explore far side of Moon by year end
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China unveils Chang'e 4 lunar rover to explore far side of Moon by year end

Chang'e 4 rover will to land in the Aitken basin on the far side of Moon, not visible from Earth.