This question was inspired by Elon Musk’s announcement that he plans to send humans to Mars within the next 50 years. But what would happen if China were to beat him to the punch? Would we ever see Chinese astronauts walking on Mars? What would happen to our world if China were to colonize Mars? And what would happen if China colonized Mars before NASA and SpaceX?
These questions are important because they’re not just hypothetical. They’re real possibilities.
If China were to successfully colonize Mars before NASA and SpaceX, it would change everything. The United States would lose its position as the leader of space exploration. China would become the new superpower in space travel.
And what would happen to our world? Well, let’s take a closer look at these questions.
Can China colonize Mars?
China has already sent its first probe to orbit the moon, but it will take them another decade or so before they are ready for an interplanetary mission.
The Chinese are planning to launch a manned mission to Mars in 2033. They’re currently training astronauts and preparing facilities for habitation.
I could see Mars becoming a collection of smaller countries, each representing a distinct culture. These nations may not always get along with each other, but they’ll still need to work together if they’re ever going to colonize the Red Planet.
Suppose we continue to invest in space technology. In that case, it won’t be long until we send humans to explore our solar system. And when we do, there’s no doubt that China will lead the way.
But this isn’t just about science fiction. We need to prepare ourselves for the future. The Chinese government is investing billions of dollars in space technology, and they’re not stopping there.
As for me, I think/believe that
First, of course, there will likely be a war for control on the surface of Mars, and it’s entirely possible that one nation will win out over another. But even after that happens, the Martian government won’t be able to rule the planet completely. Instead, it will have to work with other governments to ensure its survival.