In this 3D illustration, astronauts place the Chinese flag on the surface of the moon. Newly released radiation findings by China’s Chang’e-4 lunar lander could have far-reaching implications for future space missions. Image: Getty In this 3D illustration, astronauts place the Chinese flag on the surface of the moon. Newly released radiation findings by China’s Chang’e-4 lunar lander could have far-reaching implications for future space missions. Image: Getty
In this 3D illustration, astronauts place the Chinese flag on the surface of the moon. Newly released radiation findings by China’s Chang’e-4 lunar lander could have far-reaching implications for future space missions. Image: Getty

Radiation levels on moon 200 times greater than on Earth, China’s Chang’e-4 lunar lander finds

  • Findings come as various countries and entities are planning to put people on the lunar surface in coming decades
  • Radiation exposure on moon would be 2.6 times greater than what astronauts are subjected to aboard International Space Station

Topic |   China science
In this 3D illustration, astronauts place the Chinese flag on the surface of the moon. Newly released radiation findings by China’s Chang’e-4 lunar lander could have far-reaching implications for future space missions. Image: Getty In this 3D illustration, astronauts place the Chinese flag on the surface of the moon. Newly released radiation findings by China’s Chang’e-4 lunar lander could have far-reaching implications for future space missions. Image: Getty
In this 3D illustration, astronauts place the Chinese flag on the surface of the moon. Newly released radiation findings by China’s Chang’e-4 lunar lander could have far-reaching implications for future space missions. Image: Getty
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