China poised to launch Tianzhou-3 cargo ship to replenish Tiangong space station

Published Sep 14 2021 at 11:00 PM GMT
  • China is set to launch a third cargo spaceship to dock at its space station to deliver fresh supplies and bring back three astronauts who have been there for almost three months, sources say.
  • Two sources familiar with China’s manned space programme said the Tianzhou-3 cargo spaceship was scheduled to launch next Monday from the southern island of Hainan.
  • Tianzhou-3 is expected to dock with the Tiangong space station within 24 hours of launch to deliver fuel and supplies for three more astronauts….



  • Published Sep 14, 2021 11:00 PM GMT