Changesite-(Y) lunar mineral discovery ignites fierce China-US space race as powers inch towards moon mining

The space race emerging among China and america has ramped up amid news the Asian superpower plans to release 3 unmanned missions to the moon over the next 10 years.

The space race emerging among China and america has ramped up amid news the Asian superpower plans to release 3 unmanned missions to the moon over the next 10 years.

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ess than one-10th the diameter of a mean human hair), and successfully analysed its crystal shape before confirming it as a new mineral.

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The finding was a significant development for scientists, not only for the field’s understanding of the universe

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On Monday, NASA officials announced the US space agency had pushed the next launch attempt from September 23 back to September 27

According to NASA, the launch was postponed when it was discovered to be leaking super-chilled liquid hydrogen as it was being fuelled up prior to take-off.

It is the latest in a bad run of delays grounding the mission since it missed its first attempt on August 29 after issues encountered during the engine bleed