BEIJING  | Chinese rover powers up devices in pioneering moon mission

4Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

BEIJING —Jan 04, 2019—China‘s space agency says all systems are go for its spacecraft and rover that have made a pioneering landing on the far side of the moon.

The National Space Administration posted a photo on its website late Friday showing the rover stopped at a point not far from where the Chang’e 4 craft touched down the previous day.

The posting says the Jade Rabbit 2 rover had succeeded in establishing a digital transmission link with a relay satellite that sends data back to the Beijing control center.

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