We Just Landed on the Far Side of the Moon for the First Time! | SciShow News

The new year is off to a great start for space exploration! New Horizons has passed the farthest object ever visited by a spacecraft, and China put a lander on the dark side of the Moon!

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Sources:

https://eos.org/articles/new-horizons-sends-first-looks-of-2014-mu69
http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/News-Center/News-Article.php?page=20190103
http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/News-Center/News-Article.php?page=20190102

https://eos.org/articles/lander-gives-first-look-at-moons-farside
https://spacenews.com/change-4-relay-satellite-enters-halo-orbit-around-earth-moon-l2-microsatellite-in-lunar-orbit/
http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/Mechanics/lagpt.html
https://mars.nasa.gov/mer/mission/comm_orbiters.html

Images:

http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/News-Center/Press-Conferences/index.php?page=2019-01-03
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:NASA-NewHorizons-KuiperBelt-UltimaThule-20181227.jpg
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PIA21867-2014MU69-BinaryObject-ArtConcept-20170804.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:First_color_image_of_Ultima_Thule_(composite_crop).png
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pluto-01_Stern_03_Pluto_Color_TXT.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:An_artist%E2%80%99s_impression_of_the_hottest_and_most_massive_touching_double_star.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Comet_67P_on_14_March_2015_%E2%80%93_NavCam.jpg
http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/News-Center/Press-Conferences/index.php?page=2019-01-03
http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/News-Center/Press-Conferences/2019-01-03/960×540/Slide24.jpeg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:South_Pole%E2%80%93Aitken_basin_on_the_Moon%27s_farside.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Change4_landing_site.png
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lagrange_points_simple.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:RelaisSatellit.png
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lagrangianpointsanimated.gif

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