(London Independent) Footage has been released showing the view from China’s Chang’e-4 spacecraft as it landed on the far side of the Moon, after completing the first ever mission to successfully land there.

A camera attached to the probe shows a black and white recording of it slowly touching down on the planet’s surface.

Launched in December, Chang’e 4 eventually landed on 3 January, first sending back still images that were broadcast on state TV station CCTV.

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