Tuesday 15th June 2021

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    • Check it out. What does the first plant on the Moon look like? Check-it-out-What-does-the-first-plant-on-the-Moon-look-like

      China’s Chang’e-4 probe successfully carried out its first biological experiment on the Moon’s far side, as the latest photo released by scientists at the Chongqing University on Tuesday showed that one of the cotton seeds, taken up to the Moon by the lunar exploration probe, has sprouted.  Aboard the lander of the Chang’e-4 spacecraft is a biological experiment payload, carrying six “passengers.”  Who are they? According to professor Xie Gengxin, chief designer of the biological experiment payload, the first “visitors” include seeds of potato, cotton, Arabidopsis, rapeseeds, as well as fruit flies pupae, and some yeast.  A micro-ecosystem in...

    • China launches first Hongyun low-orbit satellite China-launches-first-Hongyun-low-orbit-satellite

      China successfully sent a low-Earth-orbit communication satellite into space via a Long March 11 carrier rocket on Saturday morning from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, marking great strides for China’s satellite launch in low orbit.  As the first satellite in the Hongyun family, the Hongyun-1 is expected to verify low-orbit broadband communication technologies applied on the satellite constellation. According to NASA Space Flight, a U.S.-based space flight news website, this is the first satellite in a vast space-based communications network capable of covering every corner on Earth, including the Arctic and Antarctica. The constellation, announced by...