China is showing lunar samples brought by Chang’e 5 – Science – Life

A specimen has been added to the collection of the National Museum of China.

Moon samples from the Chang'e 5 mission

Moon samples from the Chang’e 5 mission in a display case at the National Museum of China in Beijing

Photo:

Referred / delivered by CCTV

about:
Madrid (European press)

February 25, 2021, 12:53 PM

China first showed lunar samples returned from the moon by the Chang’e 5 mission late last year.

A sample was added to a group The National Museum of China On February 22 and it will be available to the public in March, according to the Beijing-based museum, citing People’s Daily Online.

(You might be interested: Mars: This is what perseverance revealed).

The museum also unveiled photos showing a specially designed container to display the Lunar Earth. The artificial quartz stand reproduces the zun, a fine bronze wine vessel often used for grand ceremonies in the Shang (16th and 11th centuries BC) and Chu (11-771 BC) dynasties. The Lunar Earth will be placed in a hollow globe in the center of the arc.

Sample is among 60 grams recovered on a 23-day robotic mission. Chang’e 5 was launched from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in Hainan County on November 24 and landed on the moon’s surface on December 1.

Download the weather app

Instant news from Colombia and the world: personalization, exploration, and learning.

know more

Keep going down
To find more content

I have got Content limit Of the month

Enjoy content Digital time no limits. subscribe now!

* 900 Colombian pesos / month for the first two months

We know you love to always be informed.

Create an account and enjoy:

  • Access to newsletters With the current best news.
  • Suspension The news that interests you.
  • keep Your favorite items.

Create an account and you can Enjoy our content From any device.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *