On November 21, at the main forum of the 2022 China Space Conference, Zhou Jianping, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and chief designer of China’s manned space engineering, gave a report on “30 Years of Development and Prospects of China’s Manned Space Engineering”.
It revealed in the report that the first step of China’s manned spaceflight towards deep space will be landing on the moon.
At present, several rounds of program deepening demonstration have been conducted, key technology research has been completed, and a new generation of the manned launch vehicles, and a new generation of manned spacecraft, and lunar surface landers are being developed.
The new generation of manned spacecraft and lunar lander has better performance, stronger functions, higher reliability safety
They are capable of sending three astronauts into circumlunar orbit and two astronauts to land on the Moon.
At the same time, he also revealed that China’s manned spaceflight “is actively exploring commercial development models”.
Shenzhou spacecraft and Long March II F rocket has a high degree of reliability and safety, a new generation of manned round-trip transportation system will further enhance the capacity and reduce costs.
In the future, China may have the ability to carry out space tourism. (China Aerospace Science and Technology Group)