Chinese space station Current Affairs, GK & News

Tiangong space station’s final module launched

“Mengtian”, the final module of Tiangong space station, was successfully launched on October 31. What is “Mengtian” module? “Mengtian” module was launched aboard a Long March-5B Y4 carrier rocket from Wenchnag launch centre in China. It is the third and final module Tiangong space station It is an important component of the Chinese space station, ..

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Wentian Space Station Module: Important Facts to know!

China’s new scientific lab “Wentian Space Station Module” was launched recently onboard Long March 5B launch vehicle. The module was docked with the China’s under-construction space station on July 25, 2022. Highlights of the launch: It was the second module of the three modules planned for the space station. Module launch took place from Wenchang ..

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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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