SHANGHAI – China has Monday morning (local time) put a communications satellite with the name Queqiao launched a connection to be established between a probe that is present on the dark side of the moon and the earth.
The satellite floats in an orbit at an average distance from 455,000 kilometers of the earth.
China is the first country that a probe has on the unknown side of the moon and that place is extended, will investigate.
The project fits in the ambition of China in 2030 a leading ruimtevaartmacht in the world. Next year begins in China with the construction of a manned space station.