National Space Administration

National Space Administration

In 2004 the Chinese government announced the implementation of its not-manned lunar project, that consists of three phases: the trip until the satellite and a orbital flight around the Moon, the moon landing properly said and the return of the sounding lead bringing samples of the ground, with the three carried through phases being between 2007 and 2017. Fulfilling to the scratch its cronograma, in 2007 China placed its first sounding lead in the Moon. One second sounding lead, of the same series, will have to reach the Moon between 2010 and 2012 (CNSA, 2010). China still announced the launching of a first element for a space station between 2010 and 2011. Such orbital complex, baptism of Tiangong-1 (Celestial Palace), will be used by the Chinese space travellers for the accomplishment of research in microgravity and comments of the Land. The Chinese press announced that the first part of the space station will have 8,5 tons of weight and will be able to carry through operations of long stated period without the necessity of no type of assistance. A first module of the station had been tested in 2010 middle (ESTADO, 2010).

China also evidences its pretensions to send men to the Moon for 2020 return, beyond of missions not-manned Mars between 2014 and 2033, followed for a descending of Chinese in the planet between 2040 and 2060. Simultaneously the country intends to carry through the deep and not-manned exploration of the Solar System (CNSA, 2010). ORGANIZATION the National Space Administration of China (CNSA in the acronym in English) is the Chinese, responsible space agency for the launchings and the space program of the country (CNSA, 2010).

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