China's mission on the far side of the moon was sleeping on a cold moonlit night
The moon's surface is tested day and night, like the Earth. There is no consistent "dark side", as sometimes called popular culture; Instead, the moon goes through a day that lasts 28 days on Earth. (However, there is indeed a distant side that Chang is investigating and that is always at a distance from the Earth.)
Chan & # 39; e-4 reached the month almost at the beginning of the year, January 2. Thus, the month of the calendar year, May, is the ninth month of the month when the mission was active. And with his moonlight, the spacecraft should close. & # 39; & # 39; According to the Chinese state media agency Xinhua the Chang e-4 probe goes into sleep during the moonlit due to lack of solar energy.
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This historic mission is the first to successfully fulfill the M & # 39; which landing on a lunar far side. Chang & # 39; e-4 is studying the von Kármán crater, a 1
The lunar probe Chang & # 39; e-4 and its Yutu-2 router are resting on Saturday (May 11th), Xinhua reports. The mission is headed by the Chinese Moon Intelligence Program.
The Yutu-2 mission was designed to last three months but the mission is stretching beyond what was planned, like some NASA missions. for example, on Mars.
China's works will last two weeks of cold moonlit night before they wake up to a new day of research.
The Rover Utah-2 has traveled about 626 feet (191 meters) on the far side of the Moon so far, according to Xinhua. The mission also provides information on this enigmatic region using Chang's e-4 visible and close infrared spectrometer (VNIS), panoramic cameras (PCam) and radar instruments (LPR) tools