China's Chang'e-4 probe resumes work for 21st lunar day

XINHUA 發布於 08月14日05:07

Photo taken by the rover Yutu-2 (Jade Rabbit-2) on Jan. 11, 2019 shows the lander of the Chang'e-4 probe. (Xinhua/China National Space Administration)

BEIJING, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- The lander and rover of the Chang'e-4 probe have resumed work for the 21st lunar day on the far side of the moon.

The lander woke up at 14:54 Thursday (Beijing Time) while the rover awoke at 20:34 Wednesday. Both are in normal working order, according to the Lunar Exploration and Space Program Center of the China National Space Administration.  ■