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The lunar expedition China will lay scientific and technical groundwork for manned flights to Mars. This was reported in the Chinese aerospace Corporation, reports China Daily.
“We will create a base on the moon to conduct scientific operations, expanding the habitat of man, as well as gaining experience and knowledge for expeditions into deep space outside of Earth’s satellite,” — said in a statement.
The space industry of China for the first time publicly unveiled a plan manned missions to Mars, the newspaper notes.
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