19 March 2020
The lander and rover of the Chang'e 4 probe have resumed work for the 16th lunar day on the far side of the Moon after "sleeping" through the lunar night. Both the lander and rover are in normal working conditions, the Lunar Exploration and Space Programme Centre of the China National Space Administration said on 19 March. The rover Yutu 2 has survived more than 400 Earth days and traveled 405.44 m on the far side of the Moon,
China will continue its lunar exploration programme, with the Chang'e 5 lunar sample return mission, expected to be launched in 2020 and returning 2 kg of lunar material back to Earth.
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