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Chang'e 4 eighth scientific data is released

03 November 2020

On 3 November 2020, the Ground Research and Application System of Chinese Lunar Exploration Project released the eighth 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 October 2020, the Lander and Rover (Yutu-2) already finish the 23th lunar day scientific exploration, and the Rover travels 565.9meters.

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 11th lunar day. A total of 493 data files, with a total data volume of 2.76 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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