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Chinese lunar lander’s cotton seeds lead the way as plant life germinates on far side of the moon

S.China Morning Post Tuesday, 15 January 2019
Cotton seeds carried by China’s Chang’e 4 lunar lander have germinated on the far side of the moon, in what mission chiefs said was laying the foundation for a base on Earth’s only natural satellite. A photo released on Tuesday by China’s National Space Administration showed cotton shoots were growing well along with other germinated plants. When Chang’e 4 landed on the far side of the moon on January 3, its cargo included an airtight container which carried...
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