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China's first moon rover is Yutu

Updated: 2013-11-26 09:27
By Zhao Huanxin (

China's first moon rover, to be launched in early December, is named "Yutu", or "jade rabbit" in Chinese, Li Benzheng, deputy commander-in-chief of the country's lunar exploration program, announced Tuesday morning.

The name was announced after a month-long online poll and debate of a jury board.

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