Tiangong Space Station

Articles relating to China's Tiangong Space Station.

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Learn more about the amazing things going on China's Space Station!

Mar 29, 2024 5 mins

Long March 7 lifting off from its launch pad at Wenchang Space Launch Site. ©CFP China launches sixth resupply mission to its space station

A Long March 7 lifted off from the Wenchang Space Launch Site on Wednesday the 17th of January at 22:27 pm Beijing Time. The rocket was carrying the Tianzhou 7 cargo spacecraft to low Earth orbit where it chased down the Tiangong Space Station. The Tianzhou 7 docked to

Jan 17, 2024 4 mins

The return capsule of the Shenzhou 16 spacecraft in the Dongfeng landing site in north China. Shenzhou 16 crew returns to Earth

After spending one-hundred and fifty-four days in space aboard China's Tiangong space station, the crew of Shenzhou 16 have safely returned to Earth. The Shenzhou 16 spacecraft performed a braking burn at 7:21 a.m. (Beijing time) am and the capsule touched down at 8:11 a.

Oct 31, 2023 2 mins

Long March 2F during first stage flight for Shenzhou 17. Shenzhou 17 crew boards China's space station

A Long March 2F rocket lifted off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 03:14 UTC carrying the Shenzhou 17 spacecraft and its crew of three to the Tiangong space station in low Earth orbit. The Shenzhou 17 spacecraft docked at the forward port of the Tianhe module at 09:

Oct 26, 2023 2 mins

Left to right; Tang Hongbo, Nie Haisheng and Liu Boming in their spacesuits ahead of the launch of Shenzhou-12. What makes up China's crewed spaceflight program?

Disclaimer: This article was written on the 17th of September 2023 so some information may be outdated. This article is intended as a general explanation of the Chinese crewed spaceflight programs and the spacecraft used for them. Tiangong space station The Tiangong space station, also called the Chinese space station,

Oct 4, 2023 4 mins