China sends astronauts on space mission to build Tiangong Space Station

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “China sends astronauts on space mission to build Tiangong Space Station” – below is their description.

    Beijing is launching a manned mission on June 17, 2021 to continue construction on China’s first space station. The Long March 2F rocket will carry the three-man crew, who will be stationed for three months at Tianhe, the core module of China’s Tiangong Space Station. The Shenzhou-12 is the third of 11 missions to construct China’s space station, which is expected to be ready by 2022.

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