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This page showcases space images from various sources, missions and targets. These images change often so check back!

 This is an image of the moon.

Mission: Chang'e-3 lunar probe

Instrument: Chang'e-3 Lander and Yutu Rover

Feature: Chang'e-3 Lander (top) and Yutu Rover (bottom)

Description: Top image of the Chang'e-3 moon lander was taken by the Yutu rover. Bottom image of the Yutu rover was taken by the Chang'e-3 moon lander. "Yutu will survey the moon's geological structure and surface substances and look for natural resources for three months at a speed of 200 meters per hour, while the lander will conduct in-situ exploration at the landing site for one year", including observing the plasmasphere over Earth and survey the moon's surface through radar.

Image Credit: Images and information from the Xinhua News Agency (China's central news website). Click here for information from Discovery News.