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Expert: Target area of China's Chang'e-6 mission vital to understanding moon evolution

Zhao Chenchen


China's Chang'e-6 lunar probe aims to land in the historically rich Apollo Craters region on the far side of the moon. Giuseppe Reibaldi, president of the Moon Village Association, speaking with CGTN, identified several technological hurdles associated with the mission. Chief among these is establishing reliable communication with the spacecraft while it operates on the far side of the moon. The target landing region's varied altitude changes and rugged terrain increase the difficulty of launching from the lunar surface. But the area is "important" to understand the moon's evolution, he said. Check out the video to learn more!

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