This view of South Pole-Aitken Basin crater from Chang'e 4 is part of the first panorama of the far side of the moon taken. Photo: Xinhua

China’s Chang’e 4 mission goals accomplished; first panorama photograph of far side of moon revealed

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This view of South Pole-Aitken Basin crater from Chang'e 4 is part of the first panorama of the far side of the moon taken. Photo: Xinhua
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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.