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China's 'Jade Rabbit' Lunar Rover Declared Dead

China's 'Jade Rabbit' Lunar Rover Declared Dead

China’s troubled Jade Rabbit moon rover has been officially declared dead, state media reported Wednesday, in a setback for the country’s ambitious space programme.

The rover “could not be restored to full function”, the state-owned China News Service said after the landmark mission experienced mechanical problems last month.

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