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China’s Chang’e 6 Moon probe has a mysterious guest on board

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Check out the little wheels on the upper left side. | Image: CAST

China’s Chang’e 6 lunar probe mission is bound for the far side of the Moon, and there seems to be a small rover affixed to the side of the lander, as seen in new images released by the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST).

China’s National Space Administration announced today that the probe, which launched last week, has successfully entered the Moon’s orbit, a big step toward landing the spacecraft early next month.

But as Space.com reports, people have noticed that CAST’s published images show a mysterious mini rover — one that…

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