China’s Jade Rabbit rover on the moon’s surface last year. Yang Liwei, deputy director general of China Manned Space Agency and China’s first man in space, said it will not take long for a manned mission to the moon to get official approval and funding. Photo: Handout

China making plans to put people on the moon

Senior official says official approval and funding for manned lunar mission will not take long

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China’s Jade Rabbit rover on the moon’s surface last year. Yang Liwei, deputy director general of China Manned Space Agency and China’s first man in space, said it will not take long for a manned mission to the moon to get official approval and funding. Photo: Handout
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