Chang’e 5 lunar lander of China Current Affairs, GK & News

China discovers new type of mineral on Moon

A new type of crystal was discovered by researchers in China from the near side of the Moon. Key facts The newly discovered crystal was named Changesite-(Y) after the Chinese moon goddess Chang’e. This small and transparent crystal was found among the volcanic debris of the near side of the moon. It is more than ..

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First on-site evidence of water on Moon

Chang’e 5 lunar lander of China has found first-ever on-site evidence of water on the surface of moon. Highlights Study was published in the peer-reviewed journal Science Advances on January 8, 2022. It revealed that the lunar soil at the landing site comprises of less than 120 grams water per ton or120 parts-per-million (ppm) water. ..

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