Chinese Rover Reveals the Secret of the “Mysterious Building” on the Moon

(ORDO NEWS) — Earlier, we reported that the Chinese rover Yutu 2, while moving around the Von Karman crater, discovered a strange cube-shaped object.

Various theories immediately appeared on the Web that an object called a “mysterious hut” or “mysterious cube” may have an alien origin.

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The discovery was first made in November by the Yuytu-2 lunar rover. The detected object was approximately 80 meters from the apparatus. The unusual discovery was reported on the China National Space Administration (CNSA) page.

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The Chinese space agency later announced that their rover would travel to the facility at a super-fast 200 meters per hour to get all the answers.

Now we have the question of what kind of object it is, and, frankly, it’s not that interesting. This is a simple stone.

Paul Byrne, professor of earth and planetary sciences at the University of Washington in St. Louis, said it was a large boulder. There is a definition of a boulder, according to the so-called Udden-Wentworth scale, which states that a boulder is a piece of rock with a diameter of more than 256 mm. So, this lunar find still matters, the scientist added.

The Yutu-2 team named the stone the “Jade Rabbit” because of its resemblance to this animal.


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