China completes first Mount Qomolangma airborne gravity survey, providing data of world's highest peak with centimeter-level accuracy
A Chinese survey team reaches the summit of Mount Qomolangma and remeasures its height. Scientists believe it will enhance human knowledge of nature and help boost scientific development
Why is Mount Qomolangma often measured in May? Mount Qomolangma is buffeted by high winds from October to April. Its rainy season lasts from June to September. So by contrast, the weather in May is the most stable and suitable for climbing. Read more:
#OnThisDay : Humankind reached the peak of Mount Qomolangma, or Mt. Everest on May 25, 1960, a historical moment in human exploration of nature. Six decades later, another milestone has been set, as the world's highest mountain has now been deployed with 5G technology.