Patrick Stewart performs a somber monologue as China's dying moon rover

China's Jade Rabbit (Yutu) lunar rover has broken down on the moon, and Sir Patrick Stewart has employed his thespian talents to pay tribute to the plucky robot explorer. On last night's Daily Show, Stewart dressed up as Jade Rabbit and bade a (goofy) bittersweet farewell to humanity. » 2/05/14 9:20am 2/05/14 9:20am

China's lunar rover may have experienced a catastrophic breakdown

Just halfway through its three-month lunar mission, China's Jade Rabbit has experienced a "mechanical control abnormality." Experts now fear the lunar rover may be permanently lost. » 1/27/14 6:20am 1/27/14 6:20am

China's Chang'e-3 rocket launch is one of the sexiest you'll ever see

The Chinese National Space Administration has successfully launched its Chang'e-3 lunar probe to the moon. If all goes well from here, it'll be the first Chinese spacecraft to land on an extraterrestrial body — and the first rover to land on the moon in four decades. » 12/02/13 7:40am 12/02/13 7:40am

China's 'Jade Rabbit' Rover Heads For The Moon On Sunday

The Yutu “Jade Rabbit” rover will lift off from China this coming Sunday as a part of the Chang’e-3 mission. It'll be the first soft landing on the Moon since Russia’s Luna-24 in 1976 — a drought of 37 years. » 11/29/13 12:20pm 11/29/13 12:20pm