24 October 2020
The Chang'e 4 lander and the Yutu 2 rover have been switched to dormant mode for the 23rd lunar night after working stably for the 23rd lunar day, according to CNSA's Lunar Exploration and Space Programme Centre. The lander was switched to dormant mode on 23 October at 21:40 h BJT as scheduled, and the rover, at 12:00 h BJT the same day, said the centre. As of 24 October, the Chang'e 4 lunar probe had been on the far side of the Moon for 660 Earth days and the rover has travelled 565.9 m.
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