China Is Sending Plants and Insects to the Moon in 2018

China will be sending silk worms to the Moon

This year, the Chinese Lunar Exploration Program (CLEP), otherwise known as the Chang’e Program, plans to launch the Chang’e 4 Mission. The program has previously sent two orbiters and one lander to the Moon, and now, they plan to study its geology while exploring the effects of lunar gravity on both insects and plants from Earth.

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