China is hoping to send astronauts to the moon by around 2030. Photo: Shutterstock Images
China is hoping to send astronauts to the moon by around 2030. Photo: Shutterstock Images

China hoping rocket that can send people to the moon will be ready to launch by 2027

  • The head of the country’s biggest space contractor says the rocket will be able to carry a lunar orbiter and lander for a three-person mission
  • Other planned Chinese missions include collecting samples from Mars, deep space exploration and a search for habitable planets outside the solar system

China is hoping to send astronauts to the moon by around 2030. Photo: Shutterstock Images
China is hoping to send astronauts to the moon by around 2030. Photo: Shutterstock Images
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