Congratulations On Tiangong-2, Your "Express" Has Been Issued
On April 20, 2017,19:41 pm, with "fire" password, Long March 7 carrier rocket was launched.
About 596 seconds later, the spacecraft orbit accurately.At this point, Tiangong-2 has cruise more than seven months in space, orbiting the earth 3396 times.It is looking forward to the arrival of "express".Due to Tianzhou-1 only delivery to send goods not people, thus obtained a suitable nickname: "space Courier".
According to a statement from China's manned space engineering office, the Tiangong-2 will be capable of receiving manned and cargo spaceships, and will be a testing place for systems and processes for mid-term space stays and refueling in space.It will also be involved in experiments on aerospace medicine, space sciences, in-orbit maintenance and space station technologies.
TopTech wish the cause of China's aerospace industry more and more prosperous!