Live: Rice seeds brought back by Chang’e-5 spacecraft grow on Earth – Ep.3 “上天”水 稻落地


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The Chang’e-5 lunar probe started its 23-day space journey with a variety of plant seeds on November 24, 2020, including 40-gram rice seeds. These seeds traveled through Van Allen Belts and encountered violent sunspot activity during the trip. They later successfully returned to Earth with the #spacecraft​ and it was the first time Chinese researchers conducted mutation breeding experiments in deep space. Follow CGTN to see the batch of precious rice seeds that are now planted in labs and land in South China Agricultural University.

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