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Yutu technical problems persist

The world famous and hugely popular 'Yutu' rover entered its 3rd Lunar night time hibernation period this weekend as planned, but serious technical troubles persist that are hampering science operations Chinese ...

Feb 24, 2014
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Producing electricity on the moon at night

Scientists from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and other international collaborators have proposed a system of mirrors, processed lunar soil and a heat engine to provide energy to vehicles and crew ...

Dec 20, 2013
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Smart mapping at the Moon's North pole

(Phys.org) —ESA's SMART-1 mission to the Moon – the first ESA spacecraft to travel to and orbit the Moon – was launched 10 years ago, on 27 September 2003, on an Ariane 5 from Europe's spaceport in ...

Oct 01, 2013
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