19 October 2021
During a press conference on 19 October at the Institute of Geology and Geophysics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, Li Xianhua, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) introduced an analysis of Moon rocks brought back to Earth by CE-5. Li Xianhua led a research team of that studied the lunar samples and dated the youngest rock on the Moon at around 2 billion years in age, extending the "life" of lunar volcanism 800-900 million years longer than previously known.
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