Other Stories

China builds Mars simulation camp in desert landscape similar to the red planet Updated: 2021-06-16 06:56:18 KST

Welcome, it's time for the 'World Now'. Bringing you some of the most interesting news from around the globe, I'm Eum Ji-young.
A 'Mars Camp' has been built here on Earth.
In order to prepare for exploration and get a better understanding of the red planet, China is reproducing the environmental conditions on Mars.
The simulation camp, covering 702 hectares, has been created in Lenghu Town in northwest China's Qinghai Province.
The town has been dubbed the "most Martian place on Earth" as experts claim that the landscape, rocks, sand and even temperatures resemble the red planet.
The 'Mars Camp' has facilities including a tourism center, a Mars community and a simulation base.
KOGL : Korea Open Government License
본 저작물 중 본문에 해당하는 뉴스 스크립트(텍스트)는 공공누리 제1유형-출처표시 조건에 따라 이용할 수 있습니다.
weather