China Aims Straight for the Moon

As people around the world were celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) reached a different kind of milestone. The China Lunar Exploration Program (CLEP) was examined by researchers, producing a encouraging report on the exploration of space by that nation since 2007.

This study, a clean bill of health for 30-year plan for the future of China in space, was profiled in a new journal article, published in Science. Their 30-year plan to explore the Moon, if successful, would make China a world leader in space exploration.



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store