Chang’e-5 Mission

  • Qian, Y., She, Z., He, Q., Xiao, L., Wang, Z., Head, J. W., Sun, L., Wang, Y., Wu, B., Wu, X., Luo, B., Cao, K., Li, Y., Dong, M., Song, W., Pan, F., Michalski, J., Ye, B., Zhao, J., … Hu, Z. (2023). Mineralogy and chronology of the young mare volcanism in the Procellarum-KREEP-Terrane. Nature Astronomy, 7(3), 287–297.
  • Long, T.†, Qian, Y.†, Norman, M. D.†, Miljkovic, K.†, Crow, C., Head, J. W., Che, X., Tartèse, R., Zellner, N., Yu, X., Xie, S., Whitehouse, M., Joy, K. H., Neal, C. R., Snape, J. F., Zhou, G., Liu, S., Yang, C., Yang, Z., … Nemchin, A.† (2022). Constraining the formation and transport of lunar impact glasses using the ages and chemical compositions of Chang’e-5 glass beads. Science Advances, 8(39), eabq2542.
  • Luo, B., Wang, Z., Song, J., Qian, Y., He, Q., Li, Y., Head, J. W., Moynier, F., Xiao, L., Becker, H., Huang, B., Ruan, B., Hu, Y., Pan, F., Xu, C., Liu, W., Zong, K., Zhao, J., Zhang, W., … Zhang, H. (2023). The magmatic architecture and evolution of the Chang’e-5 lunar basalts. Nature Geoscience, 16(4), 301–308.
  • Qian, Y., Xiao, L., Wang, Q., Head, J. W., Yang, R., Kang, Y., van der Bogert, C. H., Hiesinger, H., Lai, X., Wang, G., Pang, Y., Zhang, N., Yuan, Y., He, Q., Huang, J., Zhao, J., Wang, J., & Zhao, S. (2021). China’s Chang’e-5 landing site: Geology, stratigraphy, and provenance of materials. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 561, 116855.
  • Qian, Y., Xiao, L., Head, J. W., van der Bogert, C. H., Hiesinger, H., & Wilson, L. (2021). Young lunar mare basalts in the Chang’e-5 sample return region, northern Oceanus Procellarum. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 555, 116702.
  • Qian, Y., Xiao, L., Head, J. W., Wöhler, C., Bugiolacchi, R., Wilhelm, T., Althoff, S., Ye, B., He, Q., Yuan, Y., & Zhao, S. (2021). Copernican-Aged (<200 Ma) Impact Ejecta at the Chang’e-5 Landing Site: Statistical Evidence From Crater Morphology, Morphometry, and Degradation Models. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(20), e2021GL095341.
  • Qian, Y., Xiao, L., Head, J. W., & Wilson, L. (2021). The Long Sinuous Rille System in Northern Oceanus Procellarum and Its Relation to the Chang’e-5 Returned Samples. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(11), e2021GL092663.
  • Qian, Y., Xiao, L., Yin, S., Zhang, M., Zhao, S., Pang, Y., Wang, J., Wang, G., & Head, J. W. (2020). The regolith properties of the Chang’e-5 landing region and the ground drilling experiments using lunar regolith simulants. Icarus, 337, 113508.
  • Qian, Y., Xiao, L., Zhao, S., Zhao, J., Huang, J., Flahaut, J., Martinot, M., Head, J. W., Hiesinger, H., & Wang, G. (2018). Geology and Scientific Significance of the Rümker Region in Northern Oceanus Procellarum: China’s Chang’E-5 Landing Region. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 123(6), 1407–1430.
  • Wang, Z., Wang, W., Tian, W., Li, H., Qian, Y., Pei, J., Chen, Z., Wang, D., Liu, P., Fa, W., Wu, J., Bao, H. (2023). Cooling rate of clinopyroxene reveals the thickness and effusion volume of Chang’E-5 basaltic flow units. Icarus, 115406.
  • Cao, K., Dong, M., She, Z., Xiao, Q., Wang, X., Qian, Y., Li, Y., Wang, Z., He, Q., Wu, X., Zong, K., Hu, Z., & Xiao, L. (2022). A novel method for simultaneous analysis of particle size and mineralogy for Chang’E-5 lunar soil with minimum sample consumption. Science China Earth Sciences, 65(9), 1704–1714.
  • He, Q., Li, Y., Baziotis, I., Qian, Y., Xiao, L., Wang, Z., Zhang, W., Luo, B., Neal, C. R., Day, J. M. D., Pan, F., She, Z., Wu, X., Hu, Z., Zong, K., & Wang, L. (2022). Detailed petrogenesis of the unsampled Oceanus Procellarum: The case of the Chang’e-5 mare basalts. Icarus, 383, 115082.
  • Xiao, L., Qian, Y., Wang, Q., & Wang, Q. (2021). The Chang’e-5 mission. In A. B. T. Longobardo (Ed.), Sample Return Missions (pp. 195–206). Elsevier.
  • Meng, Z., Lei, J., Qian, Y., Xiao, L., Head, J. W., Chen, S., Cheng, W., Shi, J., Ping, J., & Kang, Z. (2020). Thermophysical Features of the Rümker Region in Northern Oceanus Procellarum: Insights from CE-2 CELMS Data. Remote Sensing, 12(19), 3272.

Chang’e-4 Mission

  • Yuan, Y., Zhu, P., Xiao, L., Huang, J., Garnero, E. J., Deng, J., Wang, F., Qian, Y., Zhao, N., Wang, W., & Li, W. (2021). Intermittent volcanic activity detected in the Von Kármán crater on the farside of the Moon. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 569, 117062.
  • Huang, J., Xiao, Z., Xiao, L., Horgan, B., Hu, X., Lucey, P., Xiao, X., Zhao, S., Qian, Y., Zhang, H., Li, C., Xu, R., He, Z., Yang, J., Xue, B., He, Q., Zhong, J., Lin, H., Huang, C., & Xie, J. (2020). Diverse rock types detected in the lunar South Pole–Aitken Basin by the Chang’E-4 lunar mission. Geology, 48(7), 723–727.

Tianwen-1 Mission

  • Xiao, L., Huang, J., Kusky, T., Head, J. W., Zhao, J., Wang, J., Wang, L., Yu, W., Shi, Y., Wu, B., Qian, Y., Huang, Q., & Xiao, X. (2023). Evidence for marine sedimentary rocks in Utopia Planitia: Zhurong rover observations. National Science Review, nwad137.
  • Ye, B.†, Qian, Y.†, Xiao, L., Michalski, J. R., Li, Y., Wu, B., & Qiao, L. (2021). Geomorphologic exploration targets at the Zhurong landing site in the southern Utopia Planitia of Mars. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 576, 117199.
  • Wang, J., Zhao, J., Xiao, L., Peng, S., Zhang, L., Zhang, Z., Gao, A., Qiao, H., Wang, L., Zhang, S., Xiao, X., Shi, Y., Zhao, S., Zhao, J., Qian, Y., Zhang, J., Zhang, X., & Huang, J. (2023). Recent Aqueous Activity on Mars Evidenced by Transverse Aeolian Ridges in the Zhurong Exploration Region of Utopia Planitia. Geophysical Research Letters, 50(6), e2022GL101650.

Planetary Volcanism

  • Xiao, L., Qian, Y., Qiao, L., Zhang, F., Yang, W., Huang, J. (2022). Advances in the Study of Lunar Volcanism and Thermal Evolution. Bulletin of National Natural Science Foundation of China, 36(6), 841-850.
  • Zhao, S., Qian, Y., Xiao, L., Zhao, J., He, Q., Huang, J., Wang, J., Chen, H., & Xu, W. (2022). Lunar Mare Fecunditatis: A Science-Rich Region and a Concept Mission for Long-Distance Exploration. Remote Sensing, 14(5).

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