China Launches Chang’e-3 Rocket [Video]

On Sunday, Dec. 1, China launched its Chang’e-3 lunar probe. If all goes as planned, it will not only be China’s first spacecraft to land on an extraterrestrial body, but it will be the first rover to land on the moon in nearly 4 decades.

According to io9:

The six-wheeled rover, called “Jade Rabbit” in English, is expected to start prowling the lunar surface in about two weeks.

[via io9]

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