10 November 2020
The Chang'e 4 lander and rover have resumed work for the 24th lunar day on the far side of the Moon.
The lander woke up on 10 November at 3:12 h BJT, and the rover Yutu-2 woke up on 09 November at 10:17 h BJT, according to the Lunar Exploration and Space Programme Centre of the China National Space Administration.
Since its landing on the Moon on 3 January 2019, the Chang'e 4 probe has survived 677 Earth days on the Moon. During the 24th lunar day, Yutu-2 will move northwest toward the basalt area or the impact craters with high reflectivity. Yutu-2 will take at least one panoramic photo, and its infrared imaging spectrometer, neutral atom detector and lunar radar will continue to carry out scientific explorations.
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