Roscosmos Space Agency of Russia has informed that China and Russia signed a Memorandum of Understanding on March 9, 2021, to set up an international lunar research station.

The MoU between the two nations was signed by the head of the China National Space Administration Zhang Kejian and Chief of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin during a meeting via video conference.

Russia’s space agency further mentioned that Beijing and Moscow will draw a roadmap for establishing the station and will corporate closely on designing, planning, and implementing the project as well as presenting it to the global space community.