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3rd Chinese space station module arrives at spaceport ahead of October launch


3rd Chinese space station module arrives at spaceport ahead of October launch China is gearing up to complete its Tiangong space station with a third module launch in less than 18 months. The Mengtian experiment module arrived at Wenchang spaceport in south China on Tuesday (Aug. 9) after being shipped in containers from the northern port city of Tianjin, China’s human spaceflight agency announced (opens in new tab). Mengtian ("Dreaming of the Heavens") will next be assembled and put through testing at Wenchang in preparation for a scheduled launch in October on a Long March 5B rocket.    More



(Source: Space.com - Aug 12)

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