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Submission + - Japan Launches Lunar Mission (

Riding with Robots writes: "After years of setbacks, today Japan successfully launched its first mission to the Moon, Kaguya, which is being billed as the "largest lunar mission since Apollo." The mission consists of three spacecraft working in tandem from different lunar orbits. Details can be found on the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) site. JAXA has said it hopes to send crewed flights to the moon by 2025."
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Japan Launches Lunar Mission

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Use the Force, Luke.