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China Moon rover Jade Rabbit in trouble – BBC News

BBC NewsChina’s Jade Rabbit Moon rover is in trouble after experiencing a “mechanical control abnormality”, state media report. The Moon exploration vehicle ran into problems due to the moon’s “complicated lunar surface environment”, Xinhua news agency said, …China’s imperiled moon rover: ‘Goodnight, humanity’CNN InternationalChina’s lunar rover has mechanical problems, may not finish missionCTV NewsChina’s moon […]

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UPDATE 1-China eyes collection of lunar samples in 2017 – Reuters

Reuters(Adds comment on overseas monitoring stations). BEIJING Dec 16 (Reuters) – China aims to launch its next unmanned lunar probe in 2017, with the aim of collecting and bringing home lunar samples, an official said on Monday, after the country’s first probe …Sensation: Chinese Jade Rabbit FOUND ON MOONRegisterRaw: China Lands Spacecraft on MoonUSA TODAYChina […]

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China puts photocopier on the moon – Register

RegisterChina’s National Space Administration, as the outfit’s website hasn’t had meaningful updates since 2009, so we’re reliant on state media service Xinhua for the news that the Chang’e-3 lander touched down safely and Jade Rabbit is now rolling about Luna’s …China’s 1st Moon Rover Mission to Attempt Lunar Landing: Here’s What It Could …Space.comJade Rabbit […]

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Chinese moon rover launched successfully – CNN

CNN(CNN) — China’s first lunar rover deployed successfully from the unmanned spacecraft Chang’e-3 that landed on the moon Saturday. China launches first mission to the moon. Jade Rabbit (called Yutu in Chinese) is a six-wheeled lunar rover equipped with at …China’s rover leaves first tracks on moon in 40 yearsUSA TODAYChina deploys ‘highly efficient’ rover […]

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China launches its first moon rover mission – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBEIJING — China successfully launched a lunar probe into space Monday morning, on a two-week journey to deliver a robotic rover to the surface of the moon. The mission marks China’s first attempt at soft-landing a spacecraft on an extra-terrestrial body, …China launches ‘Jade Rabbit’ rover to moon, precursor to manned missionWashington PostChina launches […]

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China space: ‘Jade Rabbit’ lunar mission blasts off – BBC News

BBC NewsChina has launched its first lunar rover mission, the next key step in the Asian superpower’s ambitious space programme. The Chang’e-3 mission blasted off from Xichang in the south at 01:30 Monday local time (17:30 GMT Sunday). The Long March rocket’s …China Launches Moon Rover MissionNew York TimesChina Lauches Moon Rover MissionVoice of AmericaChina […]

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China Prepares to Launch Moon Rover Mission – New York Times

New York TimesHONG KONG — Preparations to launch China’s first robotic expedition to the moon’s surface entered their final hours on Sunday as engineers filled fuel tanks of a rocket that will carry the Chang’e 3 spacecraft and “Jade Rabbit” rover. World Twitter Logo.Anticipation builds for China’s first moon rover missionHindustan TimesWhy China is fixated […]