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This historic Chinese mission will unravel the mystery of the hidden side of the Moon

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun26,2024

This Tuesday, June 25, 2024, the Chinese space agency CNSA announced: that one of the most ambitious missions ever carried out by China had been crowned with success. Indeed,thanks to; this time, the country will finally be able to uncover secrets concerning the hidden side of the Moon.

This historic Chinese mission will unravel the mystery of the hidden side of the Moon

China carries out a successful mission s complete on the dark side of the Moon

It's in a press release published by the CNSA, the Chinese space agency, that we learned that China hadsuccessfully completed carry out an ultra-ambitious mission never before carried out by the country in space with the return to Earth of the Chang'e-6 probe. Indeed, the device returned to Earth at 2:07 p.m. in a desert area of ​​the Inner Mongolia region located in the north of China with samples taken from the invisible side of our satellite. The space agency speaks of a “complete success” mission.” and specifies that everything is working normally.

This historic Chinese mission will unravel the mystery of the hidden side of the Moon

We discover that the probe landed without problem and smoothly at the airport. with the help of a red and white parachute. Once posed, the Chinese authorities planted a flag in the colors of China next to it of the capsule which had been on a mission for two months on the far side of the Moon.

This historic Chinese mission will unravel the mystery of the hidden side of the Moon

2 kg of samples to unravel the mystery of the hidden face of the moon

This historic mission, which began on May 3, landed in the Aitken basin, an area located at the south pole of the Moon. The moon landing went perfectly. and it was an achievement since it is the second machine built by Man, after the Chang'e-4 probe, at achieve land on this face of our natural satellite. China is therefore making the far side of the Moon its specialty. In addition to the rugged terrain, of this area making moon landings more complicated than on the visible side where the Apollo missions took place, this hidden part is of interest to researchers because of its differences in its topology and geology. Until now, no one has been able to determine why the two faces of our satellite were so different.

This historic Chinese mission will unravel the mystery of the hidden side of the Moon

However, thanks to the success of this Chinese mission, planetologists hope that the 2 kg of soil and rock samples taken by the Chang'e-6 probe will be able to unveil the mysteries surrounding the formation and history of the Moon and even learn more about the history of our solar system . Suffice to say that numerous studies will take place on this lunar material returned to Earth. 

After having explored the hidden face of the Moon, China aims to launch a first manned mission towards our natural satellite by 2030 and also to build a base there.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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