It is the first time a soft landing has been performed on the Moon's far side
China is the first country to land on the far side of the moon
It will study "Marsquakes" and the Red Planet's core
But, Hayabusa2 isn't the only asteroid-sampling mission operating right now
What makes the probe so speedy?
The project, with a $1.5 billion price tag, is the first major mission under NASA’s Living With a Star program