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China`s moon rover goes into third planned dormancy

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 21:31

China`s first lunar rover Jade Rabbit has entered its third “planned dormancy”. It had woken up ten days ago after being declared dead and now has entered its 14-day dormancy yesterday, with the mechanical control issues unresolved.

China`s Chang`e-2 travels past asteroid in deep space

Last Updated: Saturday, December 15, 2012, 14:09

China`s space probe Chang`e-2 has successfully conducted a manoeuvre in which it flew by the asteroid Toutatis, about seven million kilometres away from the Earth.

China gears up to launch its third lunar mission

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 20:19

China has begun designing and manufacturing the flight model entity of its third lunar probe due to to be launched next year.

China releases "world`s highest resolution" lunar images

Last Updated: Monday, February 06, 2012, 16:06

China today released a set of "world`s highest resolution" lunar images taken by its second moon orbiter, Chang`e-2.