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Chang'e 4 13th scientific data is released

06 April 2021

On 6 April 2021, the Ground Research and Application System of Chinese Lunar Exploration Project released the 13th 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 March 2021, the Lander and Rover (Yutu-2) already finish the 28th lunar day scientific exploration, and the Rover travels 682.77 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 16th lunar day. A total of 585 data files, with a total data volume of 3.22 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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