China and Russia’s aerospace authorities have invited all nations, international organizations, and partners to cooperate in a moon station undertaking.
The announcement was made by the China National Space Administration (CNSA) and its Russian counterpart Roscosmos at a convention for the international moon station in Nanjing, east China’s Jiangsu Province on Friday.
CNSA Deputy Director Wu Yanhua stated that China and Russia will construct the moon station with different international partners. The station might be one other vital contribution by China and Russia to advertise the long-term and sustainable improvement of United Nations (UN) outer area actions, the Xinhua information company reported on Saturday.
The CNSA and Roscosmos will promote in depth cooperation in the station for the event of human area science and know-how and socio-economic progress, Wu added.
In a joint assertion issued on the convention, the CNSA and Roscosmos stated that the moon station might be open to all nations, international organizations, and partners in phrases of planning, design, analysis, improvement, implementation, and operation in any respect phases and ranges of the undertaking.
The convention was a sideline occasion of the 58th session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. More than 100 representatives from practically 30 nations and international organizations attended the convention.
China and Russia signed a memorandum of understanding on collectively constructing an international scientific analysis station on the moon in March.
The two sides will later problem a highway map for the station undertaking and make clear the accession procedures of different nations or international organizations.
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