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Chinese Lunar Rover Could Be Fatally Crippled Less Than Halfway Through Three Month Mission

Jade Rabbit no tortoise

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China's brand new moon rover is already saying farewell.

The diminutive lunar explorer, known as Jade Rabbit, or "Yutu" in Chinese, was about halfway through a three-month mission to study the moon's crust when it suffered a potentially crippling breakdown, said state media.