China Becomes Second Nation to Plant Flag on the Moon

“An ordinary national flag on Earth would not survive the severe lunar environment.”
CNSA scientist Cheng Chang, on the ultra durable Chinese flag that was flown on the Moon during the Chang’e 5 robotic mission today. Capable of maintaining its ‘true colours’ across +/-150℃ temperature range, it joins 6 U.S. flags that were raised during the Apollo missions.
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