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Goodbye to China's lunar rover: you lasted a lot longer than you were supposed to

China’s lunar rover is dead — most likely for good this time. The little bot named Yutu, which means "jade rabbit," has stopped scientific operations after more than 31 months on the lunar surface,...

Panorama tomado desde la Chang’e 3 con Yutu (Chinese Academy of Sciences/China National Space Administration/The Science and Application Center for Moon and Deepspace Exploration/Justin Cowart).

1st 360 Degree Color Panorama from China’s Chang’e-3 Lunar Lander. It shows the moonscape view all around the landing site after the ‘Yutu’ lunar rover left impressive tracks behind when it initially rolled onto the lunar terrain on Dec. 15, 2013. Mosaic [Credit: CNSA/Chinanews/Ken Kremer/Marco Di Lorenzo –] Read more:

China’s maiden moon rover ‘Yutu’ has just suffered a significant mechanical setback right at the start of her 2nd lunar night, according to an official announcement from Chinese space officials made public this weekend.

Das chinesische Mondfahrzeug #Yutu ('Jadehase') hat erste Aufnahmen von der Oberflaeche des Erdtrabanten uebermittelt #China #Mondlandung #Weltraum #Weltall #space

China will launch an unmanned lunar probe in early December, according to reports announced on Tuesday. The vehicle, called Yutu in Mandarin or Jade Rabbit in English, follows two previous probes sent by China to orbit the moon. Jade Rabbit will be the first Chinese probe to explore the moon’s surface.

China’s Yutu Moon Rover and Chang’e-3 Lander – Gallery of New Images & 1st Earth Portrait