A Long March 4C rocket lifts off from the Xichang launch centre carrying the Queqiao satellite in Xichang, Sichuan province, on Monday. Photo: AFP

China lifts off in pioneering journey to the far side of the moon

A team of Chinese scientists aims to have a rover exploring the largely unknown lunar terrain later this year

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A Long March 4C rocket lifts off from the Xichang launch centre carrying the Queqiao satellite in Xichang, Sichuan province, on Monday. Photo: AFP
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