As of 6th February 2021 Saturday , The CNSA –China National Space Administration Belt and Road Initiative CLEP- China Luna Exploration Program Lunar Mission……Chang’e-4 successfully awakened and entered the 2th day of the work period before the Chinese Lunar New Year – year of the OX.. ….On the far back of the moon on the 103 Kilometer diameter Von Karman Crater , the Chang’e 4 lander and the “Yutu 2” lunar rover ended moon night dormancy at 16:48 and 4:26 on February 6th Hong Kong –Beijing time, and were awakened autonomously by light, and entered the 27th month day work period . Since the “Yutu-2” lunar rover reached the surface of the moon, it has travelled a total of about 628.5 meters. It is currently located northwest of the landing site, about 430 meters straight from the landing site.
Scientific exploration planned on the 27th day:
- The panoramic camera selects the opportunity to take color images of rocks and impact craters.
- (2) Drive to a rock block with a diameter of about 18cm to the southwest of the current lunar rover position, about 17.8m away from the current location, and use an infrared imaging spectrometer to detect the rock and the surrounding lunar soil.
Previously of 20th January 2021 Wednesday, The CNSA –China National Space Administration Belt and Road Initiative Lunar Mission……Chang’e-4 successfully awakened and entered the 26th day of the work period….Chang’e 4 enters the 26th moon night] The Chang’e 4 lander and the “Yutu 2” lunar rover completed the 26th day of the month at 21:10 and 14:06 on January 20, and were set up according to ground instructions. Enter the moonlit night dormancy. Up to now, the Chang’e 4 lander and the “Yutu 2” lunar rover have worked on the moon for 749 earth days, with a cumulative mileage of 628.47 meters.
Images and visuals are from Weibo CNSA –China National Space Administration –CLEP- China Luna Exploration Program..