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× China begins first surface exploration of moon’s far side

BEIJING --- A Chinese lunar rover began exploring the terrain Friday in the world's first mission on the surface of the far side of the moon.

Jade Rabbit 2 drove off a ramp and onto the soft, snow-like surface after a Chinese spacecraft made the first-ever soft landing Thursday on the moon's far side. A photo posted online by China's space agency showed tracks left by the rover as it headed away…

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