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China Sends A Rover To Investigate Strange ‘Hut’ On The Moon

The photos prompted the crew from China’s Change 4 mission to send its Yutu 2 rover on a two- to three-month journey.

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Here’s a strange mission for a lunar rover.

A mysterious cube-shaped object spotted on the dark side of the moon is what led to Chinese scientists to send their little robot on this journey. The wonky white object appears geometric against the stark black horizon, too.

The photos prompted the crew from China’s Change 4 mission to send its Yutu 2 rover on a two- to three-month journey to check it out, according to Our Space.

China’s National Space Administration (CNSA) describes the object as a “mysterious hut.”

The organization also joked that the object could be a home built by aliens following a crash landing in the Von Kármán crater in the South Pole-Aitken Basin, where the rover has been navigating since January 2019. There appears to be a small “baby” impact crater right beside the object, too.

Now, we’ll have to wait to see what the heck this thing is — if they ever release the information about it, that is.

Back in July  2019, Yutu 2 made another discovery when it found a weird “gel-like” substance “with a mysterious luster.” The substance has not been explained, of course.

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Matt Sterner

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