Queqiao’s Earth-Moon L2 Halo Orbit

Queqiao was launched by China on May 25, 2018 towards the far side of the Moon where it ultimately took up shop at the Earth-Moon L2 point in a halo orbit.  It’s mission is to provide communications for the first landing on the Moon’s far side by Chang’e 4.

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