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Chang'e 4 sixth scientific data is released

03 September 2020

On 3 September 2020, the Ground Research and Application System of Chinese Lunar Exploration Project released the sixth 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 the end of August 2020, the Lander and Rover (Yutu-2) already finish the 21th lunar day scientific exploration, their working time exceeded 600days, and the Rover travels 519.29meters, break its own record.

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 9th lunar day. A total of 169 data files, with a total data volume of 2.64 GB 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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