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China’s Moon Rover Is Still Working – So Far – Forbes

ForbesLast month, China announced that its “Yutu” lunar rover had suffered some mechanical problems that could potentially keep the rover from completing its mission. That was just before it was to enter its hibernation period…

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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…

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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…

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Moon rover sends back first photos – BBC News

BBC NewsThe first robot to land on the Moon in nearly 40 years, China’s Jade Rabbit rover, has begun sending back photos, with shots of its lunar lander. Jade Rabbit rolled down a ramp lowered…

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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…


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