TECHNOLOGY: China and Russia revelled plan to build lunar space station


A statement from both countries’ ” space agencies” says it will be available for use by other nations.

Russian space agency Roscosmos says it has signed an “agreement” with China’s National Space administration to develop research facilities on the surface of the moon, in orbit.

The International Scientific Lunar Station will carry out a wide range of scientific research including exploration and utilisation of the moon, a statement from both agencies said.

” It added that both Russia and China will collaborate in the planning, design, development and operation of the research station”.