Chang & # 39; e-4 from the Xichang satellite launch center in Sichuan, southwest China on December 7 at 6:30 GMT
24. October 2007 launched ̵
. 1 October 2010 – China launches Chang & # 39; e-2. This was part of the first phase of the Chinese Moon Program. It was in a 100 km lunar orbit to gather data for the upcoming Chang'e-3 mission.
29th September 2011 – China launches Tiangong 1.
15. September 2013 – A second space laboratory, Tiangong 2, is launched.
. 1 December 2013 – Start of Chang & # 39; e-3.
fourteenth December 2013 – Chang & # 39; e-3, a 1,200 kg lunar probe, lands successfully on the near side of the moon. It was the first object that landed softly on the moon since Luna 24 in 1976.
. 1 April 2018 – Tiangong-1 crashes at 2700 km / h and lands in the ocean off the coast of Tahiti.
20th May 2018 – China launches a relay satellite called Queqiao, which is in operational orbit about 40,000 miles behind the moon. This is to allow Chang & # 39; e-4 to communicate with engineers on Earth.
The Chang'e-4 Lunar Rover will be launched on 7 December. December from the launch center Xichang in the southwestern province of Sichuan in China brought into space
7. December 2018 – The Chinese Space Agency announces the launch of the rover probe Chang & # 39; e-4.
12th December 2018 – Retrorockets on the probe are fired to stabilize and slow the spacecraft.
31st December 2018 – The probe prepares the first soft landing on the other side of the moon.
. 4 January 2019 – Land the Chang & # 4; e Lander on the other side of the moon.
Planned for 2020 – Tiangong 3, a follow-up to Tiangong-2.
Before 2033 – China is planning its first unscrewed Mars exploration program.
2040 – 2060 – The Asian superpower plans a manned mission to Mars.