Yutu 2 leaves its first tracks after being released by Chang’e 4. Photo: Xinhua Yutu 2 leaves its first tracks after being released by Chang’e 4. Photo: Xinhua
Yutu 2 leaves its first tracks after being released by Chang’e 4. Photo: Xinhua

First photo of China’s lunar rover Yutu 2 leaving ‘footprints’ on far side of moon

  • Humankind’s first tracks on the far side captured in photo sent back to Earth
  • Rover released to begin mapping the moon’s inner structures and analysing soil and rock samples

Topic |   China science
Yutu 2 leaves its first tracks after being released by Chang’e 4. Photo: Xinhua Yutu 2 leaves its first tracks after being released by Chang’e 4. Photo: Xinhua
Yutu 2 leaves its first tracks after being released by Chang’e 4. Photo: Xinhua
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