"China and Russia have announced plans to build a lunar space station."

10Mar,2021

"China and Russia have announced plans to build a lunar space station."



Roscosmos, the Russian space agency announced that a contract is signed between Roscosmos and national space admiration to construct a lunar space station. the memorandum was signed on 9th March 2021.
Both and China Russia made an announcement it the station will be available for the use of other countries as well.
"China and Russia will use their accumulated experience in space science, research and development, and use of space equipment and space technology to jointly develop a road map for the construction of an international lunar scientific research station," the statement (in Mandarin) said.
China said that the project is a "big deal"."This will be the largest international space cooperation project for China, so it's significant," said Chen Lan.
When it comes to space exploration China is a country whose talent or capabilities are not visible to others until later than usual. But last December its Chang'e-5 probe successfully brought back rock and "soil" it picked up from the moon.
Russia is usually the first to use or apply a new method when to comes to space but recently it is eclipsed by the United States and China.
The US has announced plans to return to the moon by 2024. The program, called Artemis, will see a man and woman step on the lunar surface in what would be the first landing with humans since 1972.
Earlier on Tuesday China and France reaffirmed their commitment to working together in the field of space exploration.