China now has two history-making robots sending back images from the far side of the Moon. Not the dark side, which the Moon doesn’t have one of. Sorry Pink Floyd. [Rachel Becker] www.theverge.com
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50 years ago Friday, Apollo 8 took off and on Christmas Eve that year, human beings first saw the Earth from the moon. Humbling.