Where on the Moon did China Land?

Where on the Moon did China Land?

South Pole-Aitken Basin
It landed on 3 January 2019 on the South Pole-Aitken Basin, on the far side of the Moon, and deployed the Yutu-2 rover.

Who was the first Chinese to land on the Moon?

China achieved humanity’s first soft landing on the far side of the Moon, on 3 January 2019. A communication relay satellite, Queqiao, was first launched to a halo orbit near the Earth–Moon L2 point in May 2018….Chang’e 4.

Operator CNSA
COSPAR ID 2018-103A
SATCAT no. 43845
Spacecraft properties

Has China landed on the moon yet?

The rover mission Chang’e 3 soft-landed on 14 December 2013, as did its successor, Chang’e 4, on 3 January 2019. All crewed and uncrewed soft landings had taken place on the near side of the Moon, until 3 January 2019 when the Chinese Chang’e 4 spacecraft made the first landing on the far side of the Moon.

Where is the Chinese satellite landing?

Debris from a large Chinese rocket landed in the Indian Ocean near the Maldives early Sunday morning, China’s space administration announced. It said most of the debris had burned up on re-entry.

When did China send a man to the moon?

14 December 2013
It was launched at 17:30 UTC on 1 December 2013 and reached the Moon’s surface on 14 December 2013.

When did the Chinese rocket fall?

The 8-ton craft fell to Earth uncontrolled in April 2018, burning up over the Pacific Ocean.

Why did China go to the Moon?

China is going to the Moon because plenty of resources remain there. To name just a couple of them: water (useful for human consumption and space propellant); H3 (useful for nuclear reactions). It is also a natural step for human exploration into the Solar System.

When did the Chinese land on the Moon?

China landed an unmanned spacecraft on the moon in in December 2013. Ten years later it became the third country to carry out a lunar rover mission. The country also plans to land the first probe ever on the dark side of the moon in 2018, another milestone.

What are China’s Moon plans?

Beijing’s senior space engineer revealed the plan at the China Space Conference

  • The rocket would deliver a 25-ton manned spaceship and a lander to the moon
  • China also plans to build a mobile lab and a space station on Earth’s satellite
  • Comes as China’s Mars probe is due to arrive on the Red Planet in next February
  • How many Chinese places are on the Moon?

    As of the end of 2018, there are 22 places on the Moon related to China or concerning Chinese ancient scientists, modern astronomers and mythological figures, in memory of the pioneers exploring space.