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China Is Going To Carry Out A Soft Landing On The Back Side Of The Moon

China's government has announced an ambitious plan to landing automatic research station on the far side of the moon in 2018, and two years later to produce the first country to land on Mars. The news came after a couple of months after a successful 30-day mission two taikonaut aboard the space station "Tyangun-2" (at the moment it is the longest for Chinese astronauts to stay in orbit). "Investigation of the vast space, the development of the space industry and the emergence of China as one of the great space powers - this is the dream of moving our work forward", - he said, according to Associated Press, the officials of the country.

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