The China Nation Space Administration released images from a moon landing to the public. There are some of the rare true color HD photos of the face of the moon. In January 2016, China shared that the landing site of its first moon lander as Guang Han Gong or Moon Palace, after more than 2 years of spacecraft’s soft landing on the earth’s only natural satellite.
The 1,200 kg Chang’e lander deployed a 140 kg Yutu rover, equipped with 6 wheels, a radar instrument, and x-ray, visible and near-infrared spectrometers. In Chinese mythology, Chang’e is the goddess of the moon while “Guang Han Gong” is the palace that houses Chang’e and her pet Yutu (Jade Rabbit).
A total of 22 lunar features have been given Chinese names. Chang’e-3 is an unmanned lunar exploration mission operated by the China National Space Administration (CNSA), incorporating a robotic lander and China’s first lunar rover.
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