The China National Space Administration is working to send a probe to the Red Planet, said Wu Yanhua, deputy chief of the agency.
"We have given consideration to future survival in space".
First, it's a wolf moon, a traditional name for full moons in winter.
China is also building its own space station, called Tiangong or Heavenly Palace, which is expected to be operational in 2022.
"This is limited in what it's doing, but also unique from analog experiments on the Earth", freelance journalist Andrew Jones, who covers China's space program toldThe Verge.
A small green shoot is growing on the moon in an out-of-this-world first after a cotton seed germinated on board a Chinese lunar lander, scientists said today.
CNSA said the biological plants sent on the lunar mission had to pass strict requirements because of the extremely small size allowed in the cargo.
U.S. Condemns Latest Iranian Attempt At Satellite Launch Payam and Doosti were both meant to gather information on environmental change in Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday. Over the past decade, Iran has sent several short-lived satellites into orbit and in 2013 launched a monkey into space.
After its successful landing on the moon earlier this month, the Chang'e-4, a lander weighing 1.3 tons, planted potato seeds and placed silkworm eggs in a chamber and are sustained by natural light and nutrition on the moon. He said the two space agencies shared data related to the recent moon landing.
Yet, it seems China National Space Administration's probe Chang'e 4 had a special mission upon touch down.
According to Wu, the Chang'e 6 mission will be created to bring samples back from the south pole of the moon and this will be followed by probes that will conduct comprehensive surveys of the area. So far, only the cotton seeds have sprouted.
The whole experiment is contained within an 18 cm tall, 3 kg canister that was designed by 28 Chinese universities, the BBC said. The greatest challenge according to Chinese scientists is the constant weather changes on the moon.
Potatoes could be a main source food for space explorers, cotton could be used for clothing, and rapeseed could be a source of oil, Liu said. The cotton can make material for astronaut's clothes. It could mean humans elsewhere in the solar system would be able to grow food to consume in space, which can reduce the need and costs of getting supplies from Earth. Tests on Earth show that viable, self-sustaining biospheres are exceptionally hard to build and maintain.
The State Council Information Office of China (SCIO) held a press conference Monday (Jan. 14) to discuss that epic touchdown, and to give an overview of the nation's future activities on Earth's nearest neighbor.
The team of scientists were studying how the Antarctic ice sheet is influenced by changes to how the Earth moves in space. Researchers discovered that from 1979 to 1990, Antarctica shed an average of 40 billion tons of ice mass annually.
Dowell said that because of the nature of the offense and the stage of the investigation, he had no further details to release. Authorities arrested Wetteland after the Bartonville Police were referred the case by the Texas Department of Family Services.
The Duchess of Sussex has met staff at the animal welfare charity she now supports as patron today when the knee shot was taken. The royal completed her look with a pair of Manolo Blahnik Allura 105 in Nude, these are now sold out.
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Thanks to some behind-the-scenes dealings, she's accused of violating USA sanctions against companies doing business with Iran. She faces charges related to an alleged U.S. sanctions breech when Huawei sold telecom equipment to Iran.
It won't be Meghan's first time in the North West; previous year she joined the Queen on a royal visit to Chester. I have always cared for my father and hope he can be given the space he needs to focus on his health", she said.
Istanbul's chief prosecutor's office has also prepared an extradition request for Kanter, according to Turkey's Sabah newspaper. Kanter is aware of the report and commented on the situation via Twitter.
Her fellow UCLA gymnasts roared with celebration after the flawless routine and threw up their hands for high-fives all around. And she did so with a huge, infectious smile across her face that made it impossible not to share in her joy.
Officials say the disc is spinning slowly counter-clockwise, and has served as a big raft for ducks and other birds. The City of Westbrook posted about the disk and has since seen it blow up on social media.
A spokesperson for Paul said he would be visiting a private hospital for the surgery, and not a public one. Paul sued Boucher a year ago seeking damages for physical pain and mental suffering from the attack.
Motorola RAZR to be revived as a $1500 foldable phone
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