In this week in photos, Elon Musk attends a ceremony announcing the launch of a new Tesla manufacturing facility in Shanghai; visitors sample porridge during a traditional festival in Nanjing, Jiangsu province; and China’s lunar rover leaves its first marks on the far side of the moon.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks with an attendee at a launch event for the company's upcoming manufacturing facility in Shanghai, Jan. 7, 2019. Qilai Shen/Bloomberg /VCG
China’s lunar rover leaves its first ‘footprint’ after exiting a lander on the far side of the moon, published on Jan. 11, 2019. CNSA/Xinhua
Following a recent knife attack that left 20 injured, parents pick their children up from an elementary school in Beijing, Jan. 8, 2019. A man was arrested after attacking and injuring at least 20 students at this school. EPA/IC
Young people dressed in ‘hanfu’ clothing walk along a street on a snowy day in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, Jan. 9, 2019. Yang Bo/CNS/VCG
An aerial view of thick sea ice floating at Laizhou Bay in Yantai, Shandong province, Jan. 9, 2019. Chu Yang/IC
Visitors sample Laba porridge at Xuanzang Temple during Laba Festival in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, Jan. 13, 2019. Yang Bo/CNS/VCG
A worker clears snow in front of a Buddha statue at Longmen Grottoes in Luoyang, Henan province, Jan. 9, 2019. Li An/Xinhua