The Chinese unveiled plans for the exploration of the moon and Mars.
The lunar expedition China will lay scientific and technical groundwork for manned missions to Mars, reports China Daily.
“We will create a base on the moon to conduct scientific operations, expanding the habitat of man, as well as gaining experience and knowledge for expeditions into deep space beyond Earth satellite”, — reported in the Chinese aerospace Corporation
The space industry of China for the first time publicly unveiled a plan manned missions to Mars, the newspaper notes. According to the assumptions of some scholars, the first flight could take place until 2050. According to researcher pan of Jihao, the flight there and back will take more than 500 days.
In addition, scientists need to examine other factors, which can be difficult. We are talking about violations of human relationship to Land, sources of energy to maintain the expedition, as well as the health risks of astronauts. In addition, for such expedition will have to create a “heavy duty” missile.