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Yutu safely deployed!

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Yutu safely deployed! This photo from the Chang'e 3 lander confirmed the safe deploy of the Yutu rover on the lunar surface at 23:41 China time (17:41 UTC) on December 15, 2013.

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Original image data dated on or about December 15, 2013.


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