Tiangong 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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China: 3rd Crewed Mission to New Space Station

On June 5, 2022 China successfully launched the 3rd Crewed Mission to its New Space Station. Key Facts Three Astronauts will continue the construction work for six months. Astronauts were lifted off on Shenzhou-14 spacecraft. It was launched by a Long March 2F rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, located in Gobi Desert of Inner Mongolia. ..

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Wang Yaping: First Chinese Woman to Walk in Space

Astronaut Wang Yaping has become the first Chinese woman to walk in space. Key Facts As a part of ongoing construction, team of Wang Yaping completed a six-hour stint outside Tiangong space station. Wang and her colleague Zhai Zhigang stepped out of Tiangong on November 7, 2021. They installed a suspension device and transfer connectors. ..

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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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