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BEIJING | China prepares mission to land spacecraft on moon’s far side

BEIJING — China is preparing to launch a ground-breaking mission to soft-land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its growing ambitions as a space power to rival Russia, the European Union and U.S. With its Chang’e 4 mission, China hopes to be the first country to ever successfully undertake … Continue reading BEIJING | China prepares mission to land spacecraft on moon’s far side