China tests a Lunar Palace on earth

Posted on:12 May 2017 16:09:07
China tests a Lunar Palace on earth
12 May 2017 Current Affairs:

  • China has set up a 160-square-meter (1,720-square-foot)  laboratory called as “Yuegong-1”, or “Lunar Palace” for simulating a lunar-like environment.

  • Four Postgraduate students from the Beijing’s astronautics research university will live in the laboratory for up to 200 days to prepare for China’s long-term goal of putting humans on the moon.

  • The Lunar Palace is hailed as the world’s third bio-regenerative life-support base and the first to be developed in China.


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