March 1, 2024


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NASA spacecraft reveals travels of China’s Yutu 2 moon rover

The Chang’e 4 lander (appropriate) and Yutu 2 (remaining) spotted by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter in October 2020. (Impression credit score: NASA/GSFC/Arizona Point out University)

China’s Yutu 2 rover just turned two many years old, and NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has kept a sharp eye on its actions during its mission on the considerably aspect of the moon.

While China’s Chang’e 5 sample-return mission has been basking in the lunar limelight, the Chang’e 4 mission was also back in action. Chang’e 4 released to the moon in Could 2018 and deployed the Yutu 2 rover to the lunar surface on Jan. 3, 2019. The sunlight rose about Von Kármán crater on Dec. 7, meaning the photo voltaic-powered lander and Yutu 2 rover have been lively on Dec. 9.