Updated: 02/13/2014 09:21 | By Agence France-Presse

China's Jade Rabbit rover comes 'back to life'

China's troubled Jade Rabbit lunar rover, which experienced mechanical difficulties last month, has come "back to life", state media reported on Thursday.


China's Jade Rabbit rover comes 'back to life'

This screen grab taken from CCTV footage shows a photo of the Jade Rabbit moon rover taken by the Chang'e-3 probe lander on December 15, 2013 - by Cctv

"It came back to life! At least it is alive and so it is possible we could save it," the official Xinhua news agency quoted Pei Zhaoyu, spokesman for the lunar programme, as saying on a verified account on Sina Weibo, a Chinese equivalent of Twitter.

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