Check Out China’s Historic Moon Landing and ‘Jade Rabbit’ Rover Deployment: VIDEO

Screen Shot 2013-12-16 at 12.17.47 PM

After a successful landing on Saturday, China became the third country, after the U.S. and the former Soviet Union, to land an unmanned spacecraft on the moon. It was the first "soft landing" on the moon since 1976.

Then, early Sunday morning, Beijing Aerospace Flight Control Center commanded the lander's 'Jade Rabbit' rover to roll onto the lunar surface to begin its mission conducting geological surveys.

Check out awesome footage of both events, AFTER THE JUMP...



Posted December 16, 2013 at 1:50pm ETC by Kyler Geoffroy
in China, News, Space, Space