yutu

China Plans Lunar Far Side Landing by 2020

China plans lunar far side landing with hardware similar to Chang'e-3 lander This time-lapse color panorama from China’s Chang’e-3 lander…

5 years ago

China Reveals Designs for Mars Rover Mission

For many space-faring nations, ambitions for Mars run broad and deep. Now, add China to the list of countries with…

6 years ago

China Launches Moon Mission to Test Key Lunar Sample Return Technologies

China launched a robotic mission to the Moon today (Oct. 23 EDT/Oct. 24 BJT) that will test a slew of…

6 years ago

China’s Yutu Rover Is Still Alive, Reports Say, As Lunar Panorama Released

It hasn't been an easy few lunar months for the Yutu rover, which reportedly had problems positioning its solar panels…

6 years ago

China’s Yutu Moon Rover Unable to Properly Maneuver Solar Panels

This time-lapse color panorama from China’s Chang’e-3 lander shows the Yutu rover at two different positions during its trek over…

7 years ago

Yutu Moon Rover Starts 3rd Night Time Hibernation But Technical Problems Persist

Chang’e-3/Yutu Timelapse Color Panorama This newly expanded timelapse composite view shows China’s Yutu moon rover at two positions passing by…

7 years ago

Low-Flying Moon Probe Spies Craters And Mountains While Seeking Stars

While NASA's newest lunar probe was tracking the stars, it also captured the moon! This series of star tracker images…

7 years ago

China’s Historic Moon Robot Duo Awaken from 1st Long Frigid Night and Resume Science Operations

Chinese Moon Robots Wake up Photo of Chang'e-3 moon lander emblazoned with Chinese national flag taken by the panoramic camera…

7 years ago

China’s Lunar Lander Spotted by Orbiting Spacecraft

Not much on the Moon escapes the eyes of NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, and China's Chang'e-3 lander and Yutu rover…

7 years ago

Stunning Chang’e-3 Lunar Landing Video gives Astronauts Eye View of Descent & Touchdown

This screen shot from one photo of many of the moons surface snapped by the on-board descent imaging camera of…

7 years ago