CHINA Yutu-2 lunar rover continues to probe moon's far side after 'taking a break'

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Yutu-2 lunar rover continues to probe moon's far side after 'taking a break'

People's Daily app

19:39, January 10, 2019

China’s recently-launched lunar rover Yutu-2 was successfully awakened after "taking a break" and continued to probe on the far side of the moon on Thursday.

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The Yutu-2 lunar rover (Photo: VCG)

Previously, in order to reduce the heat generated by its own working, the Yutu-2 lunar rover entered the “lunch break” mode, leaving only part of the system to work, and other subsystems, including the mobile system, stopped working.

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The Yutu-2 lunar rover (Photo: CCTV app)

(Compiled by Zhang Jian)

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