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15.02.2019 — 77 views

Beyond the Far Side


China’s goal of achieving development from a lunar orbiter to a moon outpost in three decades is remarkably fast.
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A Scientist’s Dream

Exclusive Interview with Zhang He, Executive Director of the Chang’e-4 Probe Project at the China Academy of Space Technology
14.02.2019 — 35 views
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To the Moon at Chinese Speed

1991 China’s space experts proposed launching the country’s own independent lunar exploration program.   1998 Chinese scientists started to plan, discuss and verify the feasibil...
13.02.2019 — 45 views
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Chang’e-4 In Context

Discussions between Chinese and U.S. space leaders, should they occur, would certainly be flavored by the overall state of China-U.S. relations. It may well be that those intere...
13.02.2019 — 44 views
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Light on the “Dark Side” of the Moon

Thanks to the Chang’e-4 probe conducting detailed exploration of the far side of the moon, humans are expected to unravel more scientific mysteries.
13.02.2019 — 51 views
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13.02.2019 — 45 views

Moon as Captured by Chang’e Probes


Moon Shot by Chang’e-1On November 12, 2008, China published the first picture of the entire moon that was pieced together from photos taken by the Chang’e-1 satellite. This was the world’s most com...
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One in Ten Million—Exclusive Interview with Ye Peijian, Chief Scientist with China’s Lunar Exploration Program

“After living for more than 70 years, I have seen many ups and downs. But I feel excited now because I am so proud. Humans will finally land a spacecraft on the moon’s far side,...
13.02.2019 — 48 views
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Chang’e-4: Lonely Landing

Chang’e-4, China’s lunar probe, has completed the first soft landing on the far side of the moon. The touchdown represented one small step for a Chinese probe and one giant leap...
12.02.2019 — 46 views
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Functional Diagram of the Chang’e-4 Lander, Yutu-2 Lunar Rover and Queqiao Relay Satellite

Chang'e-4 Mission  The Chang’e-4 mission includes a lander, the Yutu-2 lunar rover and the Queqiao relay satellite. The Chang’e-4 lander and Yutu-2 lunar rover are collectively ...
12.02.2019 — 56 views
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Sketch Map for the Flight Track of Chang’e-4

On January 3, 2019, the successful landing of China’s Chang’e-4 probe on the far side of the moon marked a significant step for human exploration of outer space and a pristine e...
12.02.2019 — 66 views

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