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Monday, 16 December 2013 - 7:35
China's Jade Rabbit Moon rover sends back first photos
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The first robot to land on the Moon in nearly 40 years, China's Jade Rabbit rover, has begun sending back photos, with shots of its lunar lander.

Jade Rabbit rolled down a ramp lowered by the lander and on to the volcanic plain known as Sinus Iri-dum at 04:35 Beijing time on Saturday.

It moved to a spot a few metres away, its historic short journey recorded by the lander.

On Sunday evening the two machines began photographing each other.

A Chinese flag was clearly visible on the Jade Rabbit as it stood deployed on the Moon's surface.
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