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China’s plan to be first to far side of the moon could unveil inner lunar secrets

China’s plan to be first to far side of the moon could unveil inner lunar secrets

China’s space agency has announced plans to become the first to land on the far side of the moon, which is always hidden from us – a tricky task given that it is not possible to communicate directly with Earth from there. But if successful, the mission could shed light on many things we don’t know about the moon, such as what is going on deep beneath its thick crust.