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China's first lunar rover deployed successfully from the unmanned spacecraft Chang'e-3 that landed on the moon Saturday. Jade Rabbit (called Yutu in Chinese)Is a six-wheeled lunar rover equipped with at least four cameras and two mechanical legs that can dig up soil samples to a depth of 30 meters.The solar-powered rover will patrol the moon's surface,studying the structure of the lunar crust as well as soil and rocks,for at least three months.
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