China is in the midst of preparation for their, two-manned space mission; set to take place on Monday. This mission is, only one of several, that has been launched by the Chinese within the past few years. The astronauts are planning to dock on their space station, and test the sustainability and atmosphere for the following month. Although not confirmed by China, many believe these missions' aim to, eventually send manned units to the Moon, and even Mars. China's space program is growing rapidly, only behind Russia and the United States; it is expected that advances in technology will continue to aid in the growth of China's space exploration endeavors.