The Chinese Chang’e 3 lunar lander and rover spacecraft has gone into orbit around the Moon. It is expected to land on December 14th.
- Chang’e 3 has arrived in lunar orbit – The Planetary Society
- Chang’e-3 enters lunar orbit – Xinhua
- China’s Moon rover: Yutu or me-too? China’s probe will add a bit to science and a lot to the country’s swagger – The Economist
- China’s lunar probe will reach moon orbit tonight – South China Morning Post
This animation shows how the rover leaves the lander and explores the lunar surface: