China's First Cargo Spacecraft Successfully Docks with Space Lab


China's Tianzhou-1 cargo spacecraft successfully completed its automated docking with orbiting Tiangong-2 space lab on Saturday.

The Tianzhou-1 cargo spacecraft, China's first cargo spacecraft, which was launched Thursday evening from Wenchang Space Launch Center in south China's Hainan Province, successfully completed automated docking with the orbiting Tiangong-2 space lab at 12:23 p.m. Saturday, according to Beijing Aerospace Control Center. It is the first docking between the spacecraft and space lab.

(Cited from Xinhua Net)



22nd April, 2017 From:Xinhua Net
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