China Aims for Moon, Other Worlds

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China may set up moon base camp by 2030
China Daily

In a roadmap for the development of China’s space technology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said that China’s manned spacecraft could also launch from a moon base to explore further planets in 2050.

The roadmap was part of a report titled “Creation 2050: Science, technology and China’s Future”, a long-term strategy for the country’s development of science and technology.

Guo Huadong, leader of a CAS space technology strategy research team, said the roadmap is “not an official plan, but more of a strategic suggestion to the decision makers.”

The central government has not announced any plan or timetable for sending astronauts to the moon or building a moon base.

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