China announced through Changâ € ™ 4 new and unexpected photos on the hidden side of the moon while preparing for a new phase of recognition.
Venezuelan daily writing
The Chinese mission has surpassed all initial expectations, and everything indicates that it will continue longer than expected. And it's that the landing model Chang & # 39; e 4 and the rover Yutu 2 are currently in hibernation mode, after examining the "dark" side of the Moon's surface.
The probe landed in the fountain Von Karman on 186 km on January 3, 2019, near the south pole of the Moon on the dark side.
Both modules examine the geological and chemical differences between the two sides of the moon. Because of its orbit, from Earth, you always see the same face. The Moon experiences both day and night in its two faces, and at present Chang's 4 and Yutu 2 support the lunar night that lasts for approximately two Earth weeks.
Since its landing, the modules have managed to survive four days and four lunar nights, or what is the same, about 29.5 days on Earth.
Since April 12, they have re-entered hibernation, according to the Planetary Society. The mission was designed to last three months, according to Space.com, so that everything that happened at the end of March was extra to the National Space Administration of China (CNSA, for its acronym in English).
If both the ice and the rover survive this fifth lunar night, it is very likely that a new research cycle will begin on April 28th.