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Israel space craft crashed while trying to land on moon

An Israeli spacecraft that was funded privately crashed in to the moon minutes before touching its surface. The space lost its communication with the earth controlling station minutes before the crashing. The engine of the spacecraft turned OFF before landing. Scientists are still trying to find the reasons behind the crashing. The mission as called ..


Chang’e 4 Project

Chang’e 4 is a planned Chinese lunar exploration mission, to be launched in late 2018, that will incorporate an orbiter, a robotic lander and rover.  Chang’e 4 will be China’s second lunar lander and rover. It was built as a backup to Chang’e 3, as Chang’e 2 was to Chang’e 1. Following the successful landing of the Chang’e 3 mission, the configuration of Chang’e 4 will be ..