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Chang'e 4 fifth scientific data is released

10 August 2020

On 10 August 2020, the Ground Research and Application System of Chinese Lunar Exploration Project released the fifth 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 August 2020, the Rover (Yutu-2) already finish the 20th lunar day scientific exploration, and travels 490.9 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 8th lunar day. A total of 338 data files, with a total data volume of 2.83GB 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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