Cotton Seeds On China’s Chang’e-4 Lander Are First Sprouts In Space

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China National Space Administration (CNSA) released a photo on January 15, showcasing that cotton seeds carried by the Chang'e 4 lunar lander have germinated on the far side of the moon.

Cotton seeds sent to the Moon by China’s Moon lander Chang’e-4 have sprouted in a controlled canister, making it the first lunar germination ever completed, scientists at China’s Chongqing University announced yesterday.

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