For the first time in history, scientists have successfully grown plants in lunar soil brought back from the moon by the Apollo astronauts fifty years ago.
NASA's Artemis mission plans to return humans to the moon by 2025. It would be the first crewed lunar landing mission since Apollo 17 in 1972.
Alongside the U.S., China and Russia are also pursuing lunar research and, towards that end, have partnered up to build a joint lunar station.
With NASA and other space agencies spending much of their resources on exploring Mars, the moon has taken a backseat for space researchers and astronauts in recent decades.Read more on screenrant.com