TECH Chinese space station mission: Tianzhou-2 cargo spacecraft ready for launch

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Chinese space station mission: Tianzhou-2 cargo spacecraft ready for launch

CGTN

20:35, May 19, 2021

China's Tianzhou-2 cargo spacecraft is ready for launch, with the propellant filling completed.

Photo taken on May 16, 2021 shows the combination of the Tianzhou-2 cargo spacecraft and the Long March-7 Y3 carrier rocket being transferred to the launching area of the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in south China's Hainan Province. (Photo: VCG)

The cargo spacecraft, carried by China's Long March-7 Y3 rocket, is scheduled to dock with Tianhe, the core module of China's space station.

It will be used to transport materials, propellants and instruments for the station.

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