‘Goodnight, humans’ China’s Jade Rabbit moon rover posting


CONDOLENCES POUR IN FOR CHINA’S JADE RABBIT MOON ROVER

Chinese Internet users flooded the country’s social media networks on Monday with condolences for the troubled Jade Rabbit moon rover, which experienced a “mechanical control abnormality” over the weekend. State-run media reported that the rover had run into trouble due to “the complicated lunar surface environment”. By Monday, “Jade Rabbit lunar rover” was in the top of most-searched terms list on Sina Weibo, a Chinese version of Twitter.

 

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