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Lunar lander Yutu taking Chinese explorers to the dark side

China has unveiled the moon lander and rover that will accompany the spacecraft Chang’e-4 on a 363,100-kilometer odyssey to the dark side of the moon in December, and pave the way for a possible manned landing. Named after the goddess of the moon in ancient Chinese folklore, the Chang’e-4 will carry a moon rabbit called Yutu that is actually a rectangular box with […]

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