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Chinese Space Lab Tiangong-2 Ready to Dock With Manned Spacecraft
by Staff Writers
Moscow (Sputnik) Sep 28, 2016


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China's second space laboratory Tiangong-2 is in good condition and ready to start docking process with the manned spacecraft Shenzhou-11, local media reported Monday.

Ten days after its launch from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center the lab is ready to dock with Shenzhou-11 in what will simulate the docking of a future space station, Xinhua news agency reported.

According to the report, The Shenzhou-11 will transport two astronauts into space, who will move to the laboratory after the docking and work there for 30 days. In April 2017, China plans to sent a space cargo ship Tianzhou-1 to deliver supplies to the space laboratory.

Source: Sputnik News


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