'Goodnight, humans': China's Jade Rabbit moon rover posting
Published on Jan 27, 2014 2:34 PM
BEIJING (AFP) - Chinese Internet users flooded the country's social media networks on Monday with condolences for the troubled Jade Rabbit moon rover, which experienced a "mechanical control abnormality" over the weekend.
State-run media reported on Saturday that the country's first moon rover had run into trouble due to "the complicated lunar surface environment".
By Monday afternoon, "Jade Rabbit lunar rover" had shot to the top of the most-searched terms list on Sina Weibo, a Chinese version of Twitter.
"Little bunny, we're praying for you!" one Web user wrote.
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