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Chinese moon rover Yutu is alive after all

Either Chinese officials monitoring the country’s first moon rover,Yutu, jumped the gun a bit yesterday, or today they’re just overly optimistic, but either way, they’re reporting (via Xinhua) that the little research vehicle may not be dead after all. “Yutu has come back to life!” said one – presumably excited …

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China’s first rover will rest forever on the moon

China recently made a big splash in the cosmos, when it sent its first rover to the surface of the moon. Yutu made it there and pootled about for a while, conducting basic experiments and generally leaving its made-in-china footprint on the surface of another solar body. However, mechanical problems …

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