China is the nation to land on the side of the moon. The , Chang'e 4, touched down on the moon on Thursday. A said the was a major for China. He said China is now a in space exploration. He said: "We Chinese people have done that the Americans have not dared try." The chief of Chang'e-4, said: "Landing on the far side of the moon is more than landing on the near side."
The Chang'e-4 sent photographs to Earth after it landed. China said the mission had, "lifted the mysterious " from the far side of the moon and "opened a new in human lunar ". A spokesman said it would, "help lay the for space exploration." He added that China would explore the moon, , "and even the solar system". China has plans to launch a spacecraft (Chang'e 5) by 2020.