Thursday, July 6, 2017

China tests a 'lunar palace' on earth

Chinese students will live in a laboratory simulating a lunar-like environment for up to 200 days as Beijing prepares for its long-term goal of putting humans on the moon.
Four postgraduate students from the capital's astronautics research university Beihang entered the 160- square-metre cabin dubbed the 'Yuegong-1' or 'Lunar Palace'.