It's back to work for China's moon mission: The Chang'e 4 lander and the Yutu 2 rover both awoke over the weekend to start their fourth lunar day.
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OneSpace of China failed to become the first private launch firm to place a satellite in orbit after the loss of its OS-M1 solid launch vehicle Wednesday.
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter continues to monitor the whereabouts and wanderings of China's Yutu 2 rover on the moon's far side.
China launched its 300th Long March rocket mission March 10 with the communications satellite ChinaSat 6C.
The Chang'e 4 lander and Yutu-2 have powered down for a third lunar nighttime on the far side of the moon, with the rover reaching its design lifetime.
Everything is going well for China's Chang'e 4 farside moon mission, according to Chinese media reports.
The world is still celebrating the historic landing on China's Chang'e-4 on the far side of the moon on January 3.
Five sites on the far side of the moon have brand-new names, thanks to China's Chang'e-4 mission that touched down on Jan. 3 at a location now known as Statio Tianhe.
The Chang'e-4 lander and rover entered sleep mode Monday in preparation for a second lunar nighttime on the far side of the moon.
The 'dark' side of the moon isn't really darker than the 'light side of the moon. But it does appear to get colder at night.
China’s Chang'e 4 lander and rover made it through their first night on the moon's far side, surviving temperatures that plunged as low as minus 310 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 190 degrees Celsius).
China has built the world's first robotic, partially submersible boat for launching sounding rockets — a technology that will help meteorologists better understand the atmosphere over Earth's oceans.
The main contractor for the Chinese space program is planning more than 30 launches in 2019, with major missions including the crucial return-to-flight of the heavy-lift Long March 5 rocket in July.
The China National Space Administration has launched two rockets so far in 2019, placing five satellites in orbit for a variety of uses.
Chinese private companies OneSpace and iSpace are making progress with plans to attempt their first orbital launches in the first half of 2019.
With other space agencies around the world making big plans for lunar exploration, will NASA be left in the (moon) dust?
The cotton plants that sprouted on the moon's far side aboard China's Chang'e 4 lander are dead, done in by the bitter cold of the lengthy lunar night.