Side of the moon: new photos
Pictures taken by Chinese lunar Rover “WiTu-2”.
April 24, 2019 at 12:43
The work of “UTU-2” is part of the Chinese lunar mission, passed into the combat phase after a successful landing station “Chang’e-4” on the back side of earth’s satellite on 3 January 2019.
Station and lunar Rover, as reported Planetary.org that survived for four lunar days and are now in hibernation — during the fourth lunar night, which should end on April 28. Before switching to sleep mode “UTU-2” engaged in the study of rock samples and also took pictures of the lunar surface. At the moment, “UTU 2” drives of 178.9 meters on the lunar surface.
“UTU-2” already sent pictures back of the moon, making a color panorama. Now published new pictures.
The first pictures back of the moon was taken by the Soviet station “Luna-3” 7 Oct 1959.