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In this photo provided on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, by China National Space Administration via Xinhua News Agency, Yutu-2, China's lunar rover, leaves wheel marks after leaving the lander that touched down on the surface of the far side of the moon. (China National Space Administration/Xinhua News Agency via AP)
In this photo provided on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, by China National Space Administration via Xinhua News Agency, Yutu-2, China's lunar rover, leaves wheel marks after leaving the lander that touched down on the surface of the far side of the moon. (China National Space Administration/Xinhua News Agency via AP)
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China's National Space Administration has landed a spacecraft on the far side of the moon. Plus, the New Horizons mission released new images of Ultima Thule.

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J. Kelly Beatty, space reporter and senior contributing editor of Sky & Telescope magazine. He tweets @nightskyguy.

This article was originally published on January 04, 2019.

This segment aired on January 4, 2019.

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