The moon simulator could provide valuable research for China’s lunar exploration activities. Photo: AFP
The moon simulator could provide valuable research for China’s lunar exploration activities. Photo: AFP
Space

China has built an artificial moon that simulates low-gravity conditions on Earth

  • It is said to be the first of its kind and could play a key role in the country’s future lunar missions
  • Landscape is supported by a magnetic field and was inspired by experiments to levitate a frog

Topic |   Space
The moon simulator could provide valuable research for China’s lunar exploration activities. Photo: AFP
The moon simulator could provide valuable research for China’s lunar exploration activities. Photo: AFP
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