the far side of the moon

THIS year, China plans to boldly go where no superpower has previously been before — the far side of the moon.

In a bid to become the new world leader in lunar exploration, China will launch a pair of missions known collectively as Chang’e 4, The Guardian reports.

It is the fourth mission in a series named after the Chinese moon goddess.

By landing on the far side of the moon, China will outdo the historical achievements of the US and the USSR.

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