“Will China Claim Ownership?” Plants its Flag on Moon’s Far Side (A 2018 Most Viewed)

 

Chang’e-4 Rover

 

With China’s epic Chang’e-4 Rover landing yesterday at the Von Kármán crater in Aitken Basin –the craggy and complex terrain of the lunar south pole region- on the Moon’s Far Side, will the planet’s new space superpower claim ownership? It’s a geopolitical question that could change the history of the 21st Century, and beyond.

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ESO Headquarters Chile

 

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