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18 January, 2019, 15:14
The latest photos show that the cotton shoots are growing well.
Wu Weiren, general designer of China's lunar exploration program, said that three major aspects will be carried out by Chang'e 4 as the mission transfers from the commissioning phase to the scientific exploration phase.
Unfortunately, the sprout died after nine days upon the beginning of the lander's first lunar night on Sunday. According to China's official news agency 'Xinhua, ' China had launched the Chang E-3 in 2013.
After Chang'e-5 returns lunar rocks from the surface the next mission, China will launch Chang'e-6 to bring samples back from the south pole of the moon.
So basically, the crops will try to form a mini biosphere - an artificial, self-sustaining environment. Light was channeled into a tube in the canister, allowing a cotton seed to sprout. Dubbed a moon surface micro-ecological circle, the 18-centimeter high aluminum alloy cylinder contains silkworm eggs and seeds for potatoes and rockcress (Arabidopsis thaliana, a flowering plant related to mustard and cabbage).
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Many have questioned whether the experiment is likely to contaminate the moon, however, experts believe this is unlikely also considering there are more than 100 bags of human waste on the Moon left behind by the Apollo astronauts. CNSA has yet to clarify the issue.
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"I think there's certainly a great deal of interest in using the Moon as staging post, particularly for flights to Mars, because it's relatively near the Earth".
When lunar daytime begins the temperatures will rise and the organisms will gradually decompose. NASA says the moon's temperatures near its equator can dive to -238 Fahrenheit (-150 Celsius). Chang'e is a name of the Chinese moon goddess.
The probe is now in sleep mode and will remain so till the lunar night lasts.
Image: China's lunar rover Jade Rabbit 2. As the experiment is officially ended now, it is pretty clear that the sprouted cotton plant is dead and it failed to grow as the first known extraterrestrial plant.
Space fans who have been following the Chinese Chang'e 4 mission might have thought they knew everything about the mission at this point. It's also exploring options for a crewed moon mission.
The first plant that ever lived on the Moon is already dead.
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