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China's Jade Rabbit lunar rover unravels complex geological history of Moon

China's Jade Rabbit lunar rover unravels complex geological history of Moon

China's Yutu or Jade Rabbit Lunar rover has helped astronomers unravel the "complex" geological history of Moon .

China researchers plan Mars mission 'around 2020': State media

China researchers plan Mars mission 'around 2020': State media

Chinese scientists are planning to launch a Mars rover "around 2020", state media reported today, as the country pours billions into its space programme and works to catch up with the US and Europe.

China`s moon rover listening but immobile: Scientists

China`s moon rover that moved between 100-110 metres before stalling in late January owing to a mechanical failure is awake but still immobile.

China`s moon rover goes into third planned dormancy

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.

Chinese lunar rover comes back to life

China`s moon rover Yutu is awake after its troubled dormancy but experts are still trying to find out the cause of its abnormality, a spokesman for the country`s lunar probe programme said Thursday.

China`s Moon rover declared dead due to mechanical issues

In a huge setback to China`s ambitious space programme, its first lunar rover Yutu or the Jade Rabbit was declared dead after attempts to revive it failed, media reports said Thursday.

`Goodnight, humans`: China`s Jade Rabbit moon rover posting

Chinese Internet users flooded the country`s social media networks on Monday with condolences for the troubled Jade Rabbit moon rover, which experienced a "mechanical control abnormality" over the weekend.

China`s Moon rover develops snag

China`s first moon rover `Yutu` has experienced a "mechanical control abnormity" and scientists are organising an overhaul, authorities said on Saturday.

China`s moon rover performs first lunar probe

China`s moon rover "Yutu", or Jade Rabbit, completed its first scientific exploration of lunar soil Tuesday, the Beijing Aerospace Control Center (BACC) said.

China`s first lunar rover and lander wake up after 2 weeks

China`s first lunar rover `Yutu` and the Chang`e-3 lander have woken up after a period of dormancy that lasted two weeks, in a move designed to ride out harsh climactic conditions on the Moon.

China`s moon rover stable after `nap`

China`s moon rover, Yutu (Jade Rabbit), was in stable condition following its restart after a "nap" Friday night, according to the Beijing Aerospace Control Centre.

China`s Jade Rabbit rover sends first moon photos

China`s Jade Rabbit rover sent back its first pictures from the moon, as state media on Monday lauded the first lunar soft landing in nearly four decades as a step forward for the "well-being" of the world.

China to launch lunar probe in December

China will send an unmanned space probe to the moon along with a rover early next month in what would be the country`s first lunar landing.

Ten names shortlisted for China`s 1st Moon rover after poll

China`s first lunar rover, set to be launched in December, could be named `Yutu,` after netizens suggested 10 possible names for the prestigious project.