Beijing, February 20 (Xinhua): The Chang'e-4 Lander and Rover have been changed to inactive mode for Lunar Night after working in a way Stable for the 27th Lunar Day, according to the Lunar Center of Exploration Program and Space of the" target="_BLANK">National Space Administration.

The lander was changed inactively at 1:30 pm Friday (Beijing time) as programmed, and the Rover, Yutu-2 (Jade Rabbit- 2), at 1:48 am Friday, said the center.

The Chang'e-4 probe, which was changed to latent mode during the Lunar Night due to the lack of solar energy, had been on the other side From the moon for 778 days of the Earth from Saturday, and the Rover has traveled at 652.62 meters. One day and a lunar night each equal to 14 days on Earth.

The Rover is in good condition, and all scientific useful charges work normally, the center said.

The Chang'e-4 probe, launched on December 8, 2018, made the first soft landing in the Von Karman crater in the South Pole basin Aitken on the distant side of the Moon on January 3, 2019.

The Rover Yutu-2 has far exceeded its three-month design useful life, becoming On the lunar Rover of work longer. on the moon. EndItem

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