Project 921: The Chinese Space Station

- Science - June 13, 2013

With three astronauts aboard, the successful launch of Shenzhou 10 marks the latest step towards China’s goal of establishing a long-term space station by 2020. [ official website ] The test-docking station Tiangong-1 which launched in 2011 will de-orbit itself later this year, replaced by a space laboratory Tiangong-2 which will house a crew of three for twenty days. [More...]

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