03 March 2018
The Russian State Space Corporation Ros—Āosmos and the China National Space Administration CNSA signed on 03 March the agreement of intent for cooperation in the sphere of exploration of the Moon and the Outer Space as well as on the creation of the Joint Data Center on the lunar projects, the State Corporation said in a statement.
"The sides have expressed readiness to consider the possibility of cooperation on the implementation of the Russian mission to launch the Luna-Resurs-1 (Luna-26) orbital spacecraft in 2022, as well as on the planned Chinese mission for landing in the region of the South Pole of the Moon in 2023," Roscosmos added.