According to foreign media reports, on the 5th local time, Musk, an American entrepreneur and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, said that China's space program is more advanced than most people think.

Image source: Screenshot of Musk's social media Twitter

Former Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield reportedly retweeted a CGTN report on social media Twitter, while writing, "Wu Weiren, chief designer of China's lunar exploration project, said, 'By 2030, Chinese's footprints will definitely be able to set foot on the moon.'" This is not a problem. ’”

Image source: Screenshot of former Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield on social media

Musk then commented under the tweet, "China's space engineering program is more advanced than most people realize." ”

According to previous news, the press conference of the Shenzhou 5 manned mission was held at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on the morning of May 29. Lin Xiqiang, spokesman for China's manned space engineering and deputy director of the China Manned Space Engineering Office, said that China plans to achieve the first Chinese landing on the moon by 2030. In the future, the basic configuration of the Chinese space station will be upgraded from a "T" shape to a "ten" shape.

Lin Xiqiang introduced at the meeting that at present, China has fully completed and begun to operate the space station, but the pace of Chinese exploration of space will go further. Recently, the mission of China's manned lunar exploration project has been launched and implemented, and the overall goal is: to achieve the first landing on the moon in Chinese before 2030, carry out lunar scientific investigation and related technical experiments, break through the mastery of key technologies such as manned round-trip to the earth and moon, short-term residence of the lunar surface, and human-machine joint exploration, complete multiple tasks such as "landing, patrolling, mining, research, and return", form an independent manned lunar exploration capability, and promote the leapfrog development of manned space technology from near Earth to deep space. Deepen mankind's understanding of the origin and evolution of the moon and the solar system, and contribute Chinese wisdom to the development of lunar science.