China launches Tianzhou 3 to supply Tiangong space station

Published Sep 20 2021 at 7:11 AM GMT
  • China launched a cargo spaceship on Monday to deliver supplies to its Tiangong space station and prepare for a second crewed mission planned for next month.
  • The Tianzhou 3 lifted off aboard a Long March 7 Y4 rocket at 3 10pm from Hainan’s Wenchang spacecraft launch centre in southern China, just three days after the first astronauts to crew the space station returned to Earth.
  • The Tianzhou vessel, meaning “heavenly ship” in Chinese, will dock at the rear side of the core module of the Tiangong….



  • Published Sep 20, 2021 7:11 AM GMT