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

NASA snaps a pic of China's Yutu Rover from 93 miles overhead

China's Yutu rover has been spotted by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LRO). The 60-inch wide robot can be seen as a pair of white pixels just east of a 1,500 (450 m) foot impact crater. Thanks to the image, we now know Yutu's exact location. » 12/31/13 12:00pm 12/31/13 12:00pm

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

And now, see what it was like to drive on the Moon

When it comes to cool road trips and awesome driving exploits, Apollo astronauts David Scott, John Young, and Eugene Cernan pretty much have us all beat forever, seeing as how they drove on the Moon and all. At least the video up top gives some idea of what it was like to tool around the Moon. » 2/03/13 10:00am 2/03/13 10:00am