China's moon rover 'Jade Rabbit'
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Can China's Jade Rabbit bounce back?

China's moon rover, Jade Rabbit, is in trouble after experiencing what is described as a "mechanical control abnormality".

The exploration vehicle landed in December and was expected to operate for around three months.

State media are reporting that scientists are organising repairs but little is known about the malfunction.

The BBC's Science Editor David Shukman explains what might have gone wrong.

  • 27 Jan 2014
  • From the section Asia
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