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China launched the probe on a reverse side of the Moon with seeds and potatoes


Onboard the probe Chang'e-4 China sent to the Moon potatoes and seeds for carrying out a biological experiment "The lunar mini-biosphere". Also the device will have to study a landscape and lunar soil.

China in the morning on December 8 launched the probe Chang'e-4, he has to land on side of the Moon which it is not visible from Earth. The Xinhua agency reported about it.

For landing of the device chose a lunar crater the Pocket which as it is supposed, has high potential for researches. The probe will transmit signals to Earth by means of the relay satellite which China started in May.

Researchers expect that the probe will help to study better "dark" side of the Moon, reporting information on a landscape and components of lunar soil and also other scientific data. During the mission three scientific and technical experiments developed by the Chinese universities will be also made.

onboard the probe sent potatoes and seeds for carrying out a biological experiment to the Moon "The lunar mini-biosphere", notes agency. With its help scientists want to study features of breath of seeds and photosynthesis on the Moon.

of the Plant with water, air and nutritious solution placed in a small cylinder and the device will try to support the conditions necessary for their growth, and the special equipment has to imprint and send it pictures to Earth.

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