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This picture released on January 11, 2019 by the China National Space Administration (CNSA) via CNS shows the Chang'e-4 lunar probe, taken by the Yutu-2 moon rover, on the far side of the moon. - China will seek to establish an international lunar base one day, possibly using 3D printing …

China Announces Cotton Seeds Placed on Moon Have Sprouted

The China National Space Administration has announced a second “first-ever” in space exploration on Tuesday as tiny sprouts sprang up from cotton seeds taken on a spacecraft that made a successful maiden journey to the far side of the moon this month.

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SpaceX Announces First Private Passenger to Fly Around Moon

SpaceX has announced Yusaku Maezawa as the first private passenger who will fly around the moon in one of its spacecraft. SpaceX and CEO Elon Musk announced the first passenger it would fly around the moon, Yusaku Maezawa, who the company

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NASA Finds Lost Indian Lunar Probe

NASA has tracked down a lost Indian lunar probe that last had contact with Earth in 2009 by using a new microwave radar detection system to follow its orbit around the moon.

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The Final Frontier: Advertising on the Moon

A Japanese sports drink company has invested heavily to send a can of its product to the moon in late 2016, in hopes of making a future ad with an astronaut drinking it.

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China Plans Mission to ‘Dark’ Side of Moon

China is working on a lunar project with plans to land a space probe and rover on the “dark” side of the moon, according to one of the top engineers in its Lunar Exploration Program (CLEP). If the mission is successful, it would be the first time that a probe has ever landed on the far side of the moon.