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After a dramatic, albeit premature eulogy, China’s lunar rover has sprung back to life like a zombie from The Walking Dead. The rover was put into hibernation in January, which many believed would have been a permanent sleep for the craft.
Over the weekend, China’s lunar rover known as the Jade Rabbit said “Goodnight” to humanity.
China's Jade Rabbit Moon rover experienced a "mechanical control abnormality" and is currently in trouble. According to various media reports, the problems are due to the moon's "complicated lunar surface environment."
State media reported on Monday that China's first Mars probe will be launched from a Russian rocket in November, two years later than originally planned.
China, working jointly with Russia, plans to launch its first Mars probe in October after a two-year delay, state media reported on Sunday.
On Monday, China is reported to have released photos that its lunar probe took of the spot the nation picked out for its first landing on the moon.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).