Plans for an International Lunar Research Station announced by China and Russia have revived the race for space. Photo: AFP Plans for an International Lunar Research Station announced by China and Russia have revived the race for space. Photo: AFP
Plans for an International Lunar Research Station announced by China and Russia have revived the race for space. Photo: AFP

China and Russia ready to shoot for the moon with ambitious research station plans

  • The two space agencies have invited other countries to join the programme with exploratory missions expected this year
  • First structures on the moon’s surface will provide a base for resource extraction, research and further exploration in space

Topic |   China science
Plans for an International Lunar Research Station announced by China and Russia have revived the race for space. Photo: AFP Plans for an International Lunar Research Station announced by China and Russia have revived the race for space. Photo: AFP
Plans for an International Lunar Research Station announced by China and Russia have revived the race for space. Photo: AFP
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