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Chang'e 4 ninth scientific data is released

03 December 2020

On 3 December 2020, the Ground Research and Application System of Chinese Lunar Exploration Project released the ninth 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 November 2020, the Lander and Rover (Yutu-2) already finish the 24th lunar day scientific exploration, and the Rover travels 589.6 meters.

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 12th lunar day. A total of 308 data files, with a total data volume of 2.89 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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