China, In An Ambitious Bid For Space, Wants To Send Its First Crew To Mars In 2033. And Then Regularly, In 2035, 2037, 2041, And 2043. China Will First Use Robots To Explore Mars, To Find Suitable Environment, Before Sending Astronauts To Build A Mars Base. After Which, China Will Begin A Large-Scale Earth-To-Mars Cargo Missions.
China plans to send its first crewed mission to Mars in 2033
Space is an area China wants to lead as part of a broader technology battle with the U.S. NASA plans a crewed mission to Mars in the 2030s.