Chinese space station Current Affairs, GK & News

China launches Astronaut crew on 6-month mission

China launched a three-person crew for a mission of six-month on board the Shenzhou-13 spaceship to its space station on October 16, 2021. Key Points The crew is planned to set up new record for the time spent in space by Chinese astronauts as China moves for completing the orbiting structure. Shenzhou-13 spaceship is carrying ..

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Chinese astronauts complete First Spacewalk at New Space Station

Chinese astronauts have successfully performed China’s first tandem spacewalk on July 4, 2021. They worked for seven hours outside new Tiangong station in orbit around the Earth. Key Points Construction of Tiangong is a major step in China’s ambitious space programme. It has seen nation land a rover on Mars and send probes to Moon. ..

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Shenzhou-12: China’s First Human Spaceflight since 2016

Chinese spacecraft, Shenzhou-19, will blast off from Gobi Desert on a Long March rocket soon. Spacecraft will ferry three men to an orbiting space module where they will stay for three-month. This will be the first time China will send humans into space since 2016. Highlights Shenzhou-12 means Divine Vessel. It will be third out ..

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China to send Three Astronauts to Space Station

According to space official of China, a three-man crew of astronauts will be sent for three-month mission on new space station of China in June 2021. Highlights Plans for station’s first crew were confirmed to state after an automated spacecraft was launched with fuel and supplies for Tianhe station. What is Tianhe station? Tianhe, or ..

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Space Debris Guidelines of United Nations

The Chinese rocket Long March 5B recently fell into the Indian Ocean near Maldives. The track of the falling rocket couldn’t be predicted for days. However, the European Space Agency announced that the rocket might fall anywhere between 41.5 degree north and 41.5 degrees south latitude. This put several highly populated cities at risk. The ..

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