Tiangong-3 Current Affairs, GK & News
On April 29, 2021, China launched the core module of its Space Station. This is an important milestone in the country’s ambitious plan of establishing a permanent human presence in space. The module that was launched is called Tianhe. The Space Station China is building is called Tiangong. Tiangong Tiangong means “Heavenly Space”. It is ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Tiangong-1, China’s first unmanned space laboratory was successfully launched from a site in the Gobi Desert. The literal meaning of the word Tiangong is heavenly palace. With this development, China has become the 3rd country after Russia and USA to operate a permanent space station. This space lab launched by China likely to be operational ..
Topics: Chinese space station • Outer space • Shenzhou • Shenzhou program • Space program of the People's Republic of China • Space station • Spacecraft • Spaceflight • Tiangong program • Tiangong-1 • TIANGONG-2 • Tiangong-3
Tiangong-1 is the first space lab of China, scheduled to be launched in September 2011. It is prelude to a multiphase construction programme (Tiangong programme, or Project 921-2 ) aimed at building a large space station around 2020. The Tiangong-1 (Heavenly Palace-1) unmanned space lab prototype is scheduled to blast off shortly as a test-bed ..
Topics: Chinese space station • Docking and berthing of spacecraft • Outer space • Shenzhou 8 • Shenzhou program • Space program of the People's Republic of China • Space station • Spacecraft • Spaceflight • Tiangong program • Tiangong-1 • Tiangong-3