"On behalf of Roscosmos State Corporation and on my own behalf, I want to congratulate you and the entire team of the China National Space Administration (CNSA) on the successful launch of the Chang'e-4 mission - the first soft landing on the far side of the moon in the history of mankind", Rogozin said in a letter of congratulation published at Roscosmos's website.
"The Chang'e-4, carrying eight payloads, will conduct low-frequency radio astronomical observation, survey the terrain and landforms, detect the mineral composition and shallow lunar surface structure and measure the neutron radiation and neutral atoms to study the environment on the far side of the Moon". "It means our science and technology ability is getting stronger and the country is becoming more powerful".
Chang'e 4's images and data come home via a relay satellite called Queqiao, which is parked at a gravitationally stable spot beyond the moon.
The news inspired dreamier thoughts for advertising employee Shang Yuegang.
One of the challenges of exploring the far side of the moon is communication. It has a maximum speed of 200 metres (220 yards) per hour and can climb a 20-degree hill or an obstacle up to 20 centimetres (8 inches) tall. Despite the moniker, the dark side of the moon does receive sunlight.
Another witness stated that they met the regional editor, Uthman Abubakar, and a reporter, Ibrahim Sawab, in the office. The military had earlier invaded and shut down the offices, while also whisking away two members of staff.
Two British special forces soldiers have been seriously injured after being hit by a missile in an attack by Isis in Syria. The US President said: "We have defeated Isis in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency".
About 90 percent of the housing stock in Paradise was destroyed, forcing the evacuation of the entire town of 27,000. Its policyholders are protected by an industry-funded guarantee association for claims up to $500,000.
Her icy tresses, tied into a neat top bun, perfectly matched her custom Valentino gown, which has to be seen to be believed. She completed her look with a diamond necklace, earrings and rings. "We didn't say that".
Demi Lovato is calling out Instagram over a " fat shaming " advertisement that recently appeared on her social media feed. Demi , 26 - who has struggled with an eating disorder - warned of the potentially harmful influence of the advert.
Police posted video of the dog and its owner, taken by the runner on her cellphone, asking for help finding the suspect. The jogger tried to defend herself with a pepper spray, and was later attacked and bitten by the dog's owner.
Officials said the victims were villagers who were mining for gold illegally, rather than in a government project. At least 30 people were killed when a gold mine collapsed in Badakhshan province Sunday, local officials said .
This move allows Samsung to continue with that approach by providing some compatibility to those who want it. The 75-inch panel supports 4K resolution, but no pricing details have been revealed by Samsung yet.
He practiced in a limited capacity on Thursday and Friday, and Bears coach Matt Nagy deemed him as a game-time decision. Foles earned $500,000 for playing 33 percent of the snaps in a playoff game and another $500,000 for the victory.
Tesla prepared to deliver Model 3 to China buyers in March
The deliveries are below our estimates and the consensus estimates", Frank Schwope, an analyst with NORD/LB is quoted my Reuters. Therefore, Tesla chose to partially compensate the federal tax credit reduction by means of lowering prices for its models.
Brief Game Of Thrones Season 8 Teaser Revealed
In addition to the footage from the final season of Game of Thrones , HBO has plenty of other material for content-thirsty nerds. Brienne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie) is also seen behind Sansa as she hands over the Northern stronghold to Daenerys.
DoorDash Dives Into Self-Driving Delivery in SF
Both companies announced the new pilot program on Thursday days after former GM President Dan Ammann took over as CEO of Cruise . DoorDash is partnering with General Motors' self-driving auto subsidiary Cruise Automation to pilot food and grocery delivery.