China lands Chang'e 6 sample-return probe on far side of the moon, a lunar success (video)

There is now video from the lander showing its approach to the lunar surface.

This is an impressive mission design, and it has worked flawlessly so far. Hoping for complete success.

Also hoping that China will share a bit of the 2 Kg of sample returned with some of us here in "the West". They did so in their previous lunar sample return from the near side.
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Jun 4, 2024
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If they can return the sample at a fraction of the cost of the Apollo missions, Kudos.

I suspect there may be more "asteroid" debris on the far side. The near side seems to be mostly composed of the same stuff as Earth.