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Yutu on the road
Filed under pretty pictures, pics of spacecraft in space, amateur image processing, the Moon, Chang'E program
The Chang'e 3 lander captured the four images for this mosaic of the Yutu rover driving southward on December 23, 2013. Yutu's right solar panel is angled downward to catch the glancing sunlight at a better angle.
Chinese Academy of Sciences / China National Space Administration / The Science and Application Center for Moon and Deepspace Exploration / Emily Lakdawalla
Original image data dated on or about December 23, 2013.
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