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Chang'e 4 forth scientific data is released

09 July 2020

On 09 July 2020, the Ground Research and Application System of Chinese Lunar Exploration Project released the forth scientific data of Chang'e 4. The Chang'e 4 achieved humanity's first soft landing and in-site detection on the far side of the Moon, on 3 January 2019. Until July 2020, the Rover (Yutu-2) already finish the 19th lunar day scientific exploration, and travels 463.26 meters on moon's far side.

The Ground Research and Application System of the Chinese Lunar Exploration Project released scientific data acquired by 4 scientific payloads onboard Chang'e-4 lander, rover(Yutu-2) during the 7th lunar day. A total of 632 data files, with a total data volume of 2.95GB are released.The data is described in detail in the product description.

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The Ground Research and Application System is one of five major systems of Chinese Lunar Exploration Project, it responsible for the lunar exploration data receiving, processing, managing and releasing. The GRAS Moon and Planetary data center provide data services and technical support.

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