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Yutu gets rolling on the moon

Updated: 2013-12-16 07:20
By Zhao Lei and Zhao Huanxin ( China Daily)

Chinese flag appears on lunar surface for the first time

China's first lunar rover and the lander took pictures of each other near mid-night on Sunday, marking the complete success of the country's Chang'e-3 lunar probe mission.

President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang, who both came to the Beijing Aerospace Control Center late Sunday night to watch the photo-taking session, congratulated scientists for the success.

Yutu gets rolling on the moon