Russian, Chinese Scientists To Cooperate On Lunar Water Search


Scientists of Altai State Technical University (AltSTU) have won a grant of the Russian Fundamental Research Fund and China’s National Natural Science Fund for 2019-2020, according toVladimir Khmelyov Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor of the Measuring Methods and Instruments and Automation Department at the Biysk Technological Institute (a branch of the AltSTU). The scientists will explore and develop the physical principles of the ultrasonic drilling of extraterrestrial objects’ surface to discover water and ice, including on the reverse side of the Moon and Mars, which will help develop lunar and Martian research in the future. More: