How china grew a plant on the Moon

China‚Äôs spacecraft landed on the far side of the moon in January, bringing with it a mini-biosphere that would help it grow plants on the moon. China made history as the first spacecraft to visit that part of the moon. It took with it a 2.6kg greenhouse dubbed the Lunar Micro Ecosystem. Sealed and cylindrical, … Continue reading How china grew a plant on the Moon

Creating Oxygen from Moon Dust

Researchers are already working on ways to grow food in space, and icy deposits that could provide water are known to exist on the Moon..Besides being available for drinking, such water could be split into its constituent elements of hydrogen and oxygen using electricity from solar panels. Such electrolysis is already the main way of … Continue reading Creating Oxygen from Moon Dust