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Long March 3B/E | Chang'e 4 (lander and rover)

Rocket Name:
Long March 3B/E | Chang'e 4 (lander and rover)

Launch Date:
December 7, 2018 18:15:00 UTC

Agency:
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Description:
Chang'e 4 is a Chinese lunar exploration mission, incorporating a robotic lander and rover. Chang'e 4 will be China's second lunar lander and rover. The spacecraft is named after the Chinese Moon goddess. This will be the first mission to attempt soft landing on the far side of the Moon.

Type:
Robotic Exploration

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