Resources at Moon

   Source: IE Context: China plans to start building a lunar base using soil from the moon in the next five years, with a team designing a robot named “Chinese Super Masons” to make bricks out of lunar soil.   About the mission: China aims to retrieve the world’s first soil sample from the far …

Group of lunar meteorites throw light on the origin of basalts on the Moon: ISRO

GS Paper 1  Syllabus: Geography/ Awareness in space.   Source: The Print  Context: A team of scientists from Ahmedabad-based Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), the United States, and Japan has found a unique group of ancient lunar basaltic meteorites, suggesting a new scenario for the origin of lunar basalts.   More about the findings: The Apollo, …