While China still lags behind the United States, which has a much larger space exploration budget, it has come out ahead in at least one arena after becoming the first country to make a landing on the far side of the moon Thursday.
The new probe will consist of an orbiter and a lander and is set to be China's first sample-return mission, aiming to bring at least 2 kilograms of lunar soil and rock samples back to Earth.
While China's space program still lags America's, he said "China has already positioned itself at least as good as Russian Federation and the European Union".
Media outlet China Daily later confirmed the success of the mission when it announcedon Twitter that, "China's Chang'e 4 landed on the moon's far side, inaugurating a new chapter in mankind's lunar exploration history".
On Thursday morning, a Chinese probe called the Chang'e-4 touched down on the moon's far side, making China the first to do so.
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"The current landing location is our most ideal landing place, in other word, we are right on target".
The separation of the rover - which is named after the moon goddess' pet white rabbit - went smoothly, said Wu Weiren, chief designer of the lunar project. We have mastered the technology to land on the far side of the Moon, and the landing technology itself and also the data-reading technology.
Chang'e-4 landed at 177.6 degrees east longitude and 45.5 degrees south following a 12-minute powered descent.
Because it is always facing away from Earth, direct communication between a rover and ground control is impossible.
The probe, which includes a lander and a rover, touched down at a preselected landing area after it entered the moon's orbit in mid-December, according to China's Xinhua news agency.
Since launching its first astronaut into space in 2003, China has been on an ambitious drive to catch up with the pack led by the United States.
In 2013, the predecessor spacecraft Chang'e 3 made the first moon landing since the former Soviet Union's Luna 24 in 1976. China builds already now an exclusive competition event to the global space station, is mainly due to the Americans, who had rejected a few years ago a participation of China. "And we're gradually realizing it".
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The inspirational Purdue superfan passed away on Tuesday after a prolonged battle with a rare form of cancer. The Iowa Hawkeyes are ranked 25th, but have lost their first two Big Ten Conference games this season.
AMS, a European chipmaker that supplies Apple , saw its shares drop almost 20% after Apple warned of slowing iPhone sales . The company also sees the traffic to retail stores and partner sellers in China declining in the quarter.
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