CHINA’S space agency has published the online database of the sixth batch of lunar samples
brought back by the Chang’e-5 probe.
Researchers and the public can access the Lunar and Deep Space Exploration Scientific Data and Sample Release System via the website — www.clep.org.cn.
Here they can apply for data and samples, according to the China National Space Administration.
The Chang’e-5 probe, which returned to Earth on Dec. 17, 2020, retrieved a total of 1,731 grammes of lunar samples, mainly rocks and soil from the lunar surface. (Xinhua/NAN)