Chang’e 2 is a Chinese un-manned lunar probe that was launched on 1 October 2010. It is a follow-on to the Chang’e 1 lunar probe launched in 2007 and is part of the first phase of the Chinese Lunar Exploration Program.

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  • NLSI’s SwRI team investigates wandering gas giants and the late heavy bombardment of the Moon

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    A dramatic event early in the history of the Solar System– called the late heavy bombardment, also nicknamed the lunar cataclysm– may have caused planets to migrate in our solar systemThere may have been a dramatic event early in the history of the Solar System–the intense bombardment of the inner planets and the Moon by planetesimals during a narrow interval between 3.92 and 3.85 billion years ago, called the late heavy bombardment, but also nicknamed the lunar cataclysm.

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From Earth, we always see the same side of the moon.

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