Chang’e-4 lifted off in early December and landed safely on the moon on Thursday. Photo: Xinhu

What you need to know about Chang’e 4, China’s mission to the far side of the moon

  • From the myths that inspired the name of the Chang’e landing to the future of space exploration, we take a look at some of the most interesting aspects of this mission
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Chang’e-4 lifted off in early December and landed safely on the moon on Thursday. Photo: Xinhu
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Alice Shen

Alice Shen

Alice is a Hong Kong economy and business reporter at the South China Morning Post. Born in central China and raised in the northwestern province of Xinjiang, she studied biology, economics and journalism in Peking University and Boston University.